5 great apps for green travel

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| Green at Your Fingertips | There’s an app for everything these days, so why not for traveling greener? Community Xtras eco-friendly travel apps green travel apps mobile apps for eco travel mobile apps for ecological travel

iPhone app for Netherlands green travel

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Let your iPhone be your guide to traveling green in Holland. Included are fair trade shops, organic markets, yoga studios, aid organizations, vegetarian restaurants, eco-fashion shops, natural cosmetic shops, green hotels and more.

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United wins green award

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” “This is a great honor for United and reflects the growing importance of sustainability to our corporate customers,” says Angela Foster-Rice, United’s […] United wins green award is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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People matter: Tanzania evicts thousands of Maasai for hunting safaris

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| Green Travel News | Thousands of indigenous Maasai are being forced off their land at gunpoint, in an illegal land grab orchestrated by the Tanzanian government and a company based in the United Arab Emirates that wants to operate luxury hunting safaris.

We partner with Flypside, a revolutionary new mobile app for people in motion

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| Green On the Go | For nearly a decade, we have been delivering authoritative, on-the-scene tips and information about the world’s best eco-friendly eating, sleeping, seeing and doing. We’ve become the award-winning green travel website and e-guide publisher you trust.

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Take a Green Vacation: 16 Ways To Be An Eco-Volunteer

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Airbnb helps its community travel greener

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| Green Travel News | Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, has announced a partnership with Nest, which reinvents unloved products in the home. Green Travel News Airbnb green alternative lodging

Hilton teams with World Wildlife Fund

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| Green Travel News | Hilton Worldwide, in an effort to reduce its impact on the environment, has forged an alliance with World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Econo Lodge makes it easy to be green

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In another sign green travel has gone mainstream, budget-priced Econo Lodge hotels are celebrating the first anniversary of their Room to be Green program. Econo Lodge makes it easy to be green is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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BookDifferent.com to publish carbon emissions for 593,000 hotels

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| Green Travel News | Several travel booking websites now call out eco-friendly lodgings, but in a world-first, not only is the Netherlands-based BookDifferent revealing which hotels have a valid green certification—they are also publishing nearly 600,000 hotels’ carbon emissions.

Fly carbon neutral on United for Earth Month

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| Green Travel News | In honor of Earth Month, all United Airlines passengers aboard the company’s signature Eco-Skies aircraft in April will be flying carbon neutral.

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Envision Festival 2015: Costa Rica’s Burning Man with an eco-twist

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| Green Travel News | Envision Festival returns to the breathtaking shores of Uvita, Costa Rica, February 26 through March 1, 2015.

Wynn Resorts named to ‘top green U.S. companies’

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| Green Travel News | Wynn Resorts was ranked number 100 out of 500 companies on Newsweek magazine’s 2015 list of top green companies in the U.S. and considers eight environmental performance indicators, including energy productivity, water […] Wynn Resorts named to ‘top green U.S. companies’ is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. top green hotels Wynn Las Vegas and Encore

TripAdvisor survey: travelers going greener

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Green travel is gaining momentum with TripAdvisor members. Sixty-five percent said they made green choices over the past year TripAdvisor survey: travelers going greener is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. News Portland San Francisco Seattle Green Travel News green travel trends ReutersMore than 70 percent said they plan to make more eco-friendly choices over the next 12 months.

Leonardo DiCaprio to build world’s greenest island resort in Belize

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| Green Travel News | Leonardo DiCaprio’s next big starring role: developer of “the world’s most sustainable island resort” at Blackadore Caye, Belize. He and his business partner, […] Leonardo DiCaprio to build world’s greenest island resort in Belize is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

5 great green hotels in Canada

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| Greening in Canada | When it comes to traveling, people who have sustainable lifestyles might think that they have to leave their green practices at home and tolerate an overwhelming amount of wasted resources when staying at a hotel.

America’s top 10 sweatiest cities

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| Green Travel News | Making summer travel plans? ” These places are not merely the hottest, they’re also where the most heat gets trapped in the summer months, which contributes to overall ickyness and […] America’s top 10 sweatiest cities is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. America's sweatiest cities Green Travel NewsNo sweat, or should we say lots of it.

Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante

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Fortunately, though, it is possible […] Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

500+ properties now listed on VeggieHotels site

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| Green Travel News | More than 500 hotels and B&Bs that serve exclusively vegetarian or vegan food are now listed on VeggieHotels. Although […] 500+ properties now listed on VeggieHotels site is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Boeing likes ‘green diesel’ as sustainable jet fuel

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Boeing thinks "green diesel" made from oils and fats can be a significant new source of sustainable aviation biofuel—and one that emits half the carbon dioxide of fossil fuel over its lifecycle. Boeing likes ‘green diesel’ as sustainable jet fuel is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Airlines News Technology Gr green aviation fuel green diesel Green Travel News renewable diesel Reuters

Big-game trophies not welcome aboard, says Delta

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| Green Travel News | Delta, the only U.S. Africa Green Travel News South Africa Xtras Airlines and big-game trophies Delta Airlines and big-game trophies

5 ways to tell if eco-attractions are greenwashing

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The World Society for the Protection of Animals'' points a finger at the Cayman Turtle Farm in its tips to for spotting phony eco claims 5 ways to tell if eco-attractions are greenwashing is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Win the ‘ultimate’ Costa Rican dream green vacation

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Enter online to win a week in Costa Rica at eco-luxe lodgings, with organic meals and travel on the world''s first certified carbon-neutral airline. Win the ‘ultimate’ Costa Rican dream green vacation is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Central America Costa Rica Experiences/Events News Nosara Osa Peninsula San Jose The Americas Tours Alta Hotel Cayuga Collection Coati Green Travel News Harmony Hotel Lapa Rios Eco-Lodge Nature Air Playa Guiones Reuters

Health-conscious travelers near half of U.S. market

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| Green Travel News | Health-conscious travelers now make up more than 40 percent of the U.S. travel marketplace and that number is trending upward—fast. Meanwhile, hotels and resorts are […] Health-conscious travelers near half of U.S.

Winning some (eco) green in Vegas

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| Green? I suppose someone chooses this epicenter of American hedonism as a basecamp for exploring the natural wonders of the Nevada […] Winning some (eco) green in Vegas is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Wanna Bet? |

Most important (green) travel trends of 2015

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| Green Travel News | Travel & Leisure points to what’s on the horizon for the coming year with a look at 11 trends that are changing the way we move through the world.

Manila, the Philippines: green takes root

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Yet Manila, the sprawling metropolis that is her capital, poses somewhat more of a challenge for a green-conscious traveler. Once known […] Manila, the Philippines: green takes root is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Santa Barbara grows up (and gets green)

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While […] Santa Barbara grows up (and gets green) is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | A New Eco-Hotel in a Revitalized Arts District | I grew up an hour south of Santa Barbara, and have lived there twice over the last two decades.

Want cheaper plane tickets? Use a ‘fake’ location

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Aqua Bamboo: a green sanctuary in the heart of Waikiki

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As you enter this boutique, award-winning green “condotel” (meaning each unit is privately owned), you leave behind the chaos and enter a peaceful sanctuary […] Aqua Bamboo: a green sanctuary in the heart of Waikiki is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

My eco-friendly vacation

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| Tips For A Green Resort Stay | We love to travel together as a big family, and we even take my little brother with us. We choose overland travel because of the environmental concerns we all share. My eco-friendly vacation is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Hot reason to visit Cusco & Machu Picchu, Peru: sustainability

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Hot reason to visit Cusco & Machu Picchu, Peru: sustainability is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Asia’s Shangri-La hotels cited as sustainability leaders

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Asia’s Shangri-La hotels cited as sustainability leaders is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Asia China Hong Kong Hotels News Resorts DJSI 2014 Dow Jones Corporate Sustainability Index Green Travel News Reuters Shangri-La Hong Kong-based Shangri-La is the first Asia-Pacific hotel group to be named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

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Survey says: going green sells hotel rooms

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consumers shows they applaud the greening of the hotel industry, yet need to understand better the tangible benefits for their travel lives. A research firm asked 5,000 customers of the online travel site Expedia.com in early January 2012 about their attitudes, perceptions and behaviors in response to hotel sustainability Survey says: going green sells hotel rooms is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. A new study of U.S.

Europe’s secret beauties: 5 breathtaking cities for green travelers

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Austria Biarritz Community Europe Ferrara France Germany Heidelberg Innsbruck Italy Spain Valencia Xtras green cities EU green cities Europe| Hidden No More | The most famous European cities are on everybody’s radar, and justifiably so. But there are others equally beautiful and picturesque, just not quite so well known. Typically these tend to be even more authentic—expressly because they aren’t tourist magnets.

Coatepec and Xico, Mexico: Veracruz green high

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Whereas down on the brown sands of its Gulf of Mexico beaches it had been hot and humid and there was […] Coatepec and Xico, Mexico: Veracruz green high is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Manhattan’s biggest hotel gets even greener

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A new living green roof and a super-energy-efficient heat and power system are the latest eco-upgrades at Hilton New York, the city's largest hotel. Manhattan’s biggest hotel gets even greener is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Hotels New York New York City News North America United States Green Travel News Hilton New York Manhattan Reuters

Top 10 Wellness Travel Trends for 2013

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Healthier air travel and hotels lead the year's travel trends spotted by Wellness Tourism Worldwise, an international organization focused on well-being and travel.

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Amsterdam’s 50 shades of green

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| The Dutch Know How to Have Good Green Fun | Last year, the green news website Eco Watch named Amsterdam one of the top 10 most environmentally friendly cities in the world. According to author Anastasia Pantsios, the honor was earned in large part because of city’s well-thought-out system of getting around without an automobile … which all […] Amsterdam’s 50 shades of green is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

New Year’s resolutions for green travelers

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Here are eight New Year's resolutions to enrich and broaden the horizons of any green traveler. New Year’s resolutions for green travelers is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Tis the season for looking ahead to 2013.