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World Summit on Sustainable Tourism
I have been a proud member of Sustainable Tourism Charter’s ST+20 Scientific Committee for more than two years during which I have tried to advance the organization’s goals for preserving common heritage, supporting tourism biodiversity, decreasing tourism’s effect on climate change, wealth redistribution, and enhancing partnerships and innovation – the last of which specifically related...
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Irene Lane Founder of Greenloons
As everyone knows, the green travel / eco travel trend is gaining full momentum, particularly among today’s socially conscious consumers. However, just as green travel is becoming mainstream, so has the trend for greenwashing or fake claims of sustainability and eco-friendly practices, making it challenging for responsible tourism business owners to make smart, informed decisions....
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The Writing Process
I’ve never considered myself a bona fide writer. In fact, all the way through college and my corporate career, I would have much preferred speaking in front of hundreds of people rather than writing an essay or term paper. That sentiment changed for me five years ago though, when I was diagnosed with Stage 2...
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If you are looking for a unique gift idea this season that extols the concepts of sustainability and pay-it-forward sentiments, we have some great suggestions for you. These gifts are quick and easy to organize, meaningful and will be well-received by anyone on your list. Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) Whale Adoption – Whale and...
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Cover of Outside Magazine Dream Jobs
Updated August 16, 2018 A few days ago, a recent college graduate, Jessica McGarry, submitted her story on the Community section of Greenloons detailing her educational credentials, passion for the environment and professional experience within tourism and hospitality industries.  By describing her career since graduation, she also offered (perhaps inadvertently) some job counseling advice to...
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