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Scotland's historic tourist attractions in dire need of repairs - eTurboNews

Scotland's historic tourist attractions in dire need of repairs - eTurboNews | Sustainable Tourism | Scoop.it
eTurboNews Scotland's historic tourist attractions in dire need of repairs eTurboNews GLASGOW, Scotland - Scotland's historic buildings require more than £170 million of repairs and improvements, according to a secret report by the country's...

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Planet, People, Peace: International Sustainable Tourism Leaders Gather in Costa Rica

Planet, People, Peace: International Sustainable Tourism Leaders Gather in Costa Rica | Sustainable Tourism | Scoop.it
Costa Rica – for many of us, just the name brings forth mental images of green rainforests, cloud-shrouded volcanos and, of course, beaches.

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Scottish government 'failing to live up to climate and wildlife promises' - The Guardian

Scottish government 'failing to live up to climate and wildlife promises' - The Guardian | Sustainable Tourism | Scoop.it
Scottish government 'failing to live up to climate and wildlife promises' The Guardian The report by the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) said that the Scottish government's efforts to set new standards on climate and protecting...

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Fewer tourist dollars spent in NZ - Nelson Mail

Fewer tourist dollars spent in NZ - Nelson Mail | Sustainable Tourism | Scoop.it
Fewer tourist dollars spent in NZ
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More tourists are visiting New Zealand but they aren't spending as much as they used to, a new report into the tourism sector says.
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Broads Authority highly commended in national green tourism award. - Broads Authority

#lovenationalparks Broads Authority @enjoythebroads highly commended in national green tourism award http://t.co/q82JChCE2i
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Department for Culture Media and Sport - lottery grants search

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Uganda | Govt to promote community tourism

Uganda | Govt to promote community tourism | Sustainable Tourism | Scoop.it
The Government will develop a framework to train local people to engage in community tourism, Maria Mutagamba, the minister of tourism, wildlife and antiquities has said.

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Tourism:Collaterals's curator insight, June 8, 2013 3:38 PM

Community tourism is where people within their communities use the materials available to them; things like food, culture, housing, environment as tourist resources for foreign visitors.

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Green Globe Certification on Carbon Footprint Calculation

Description: To determine their carbon footprint, most properties use a carbon calculator, specifically available for the hospitality industry., Author: Stephen Milton - TravelMole Media Group LLC, Publish Date: 02 October 2013, Image: , Category:...
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Turbines 'threaten' Dark Sky Park

Turbines 'threaten' Dark Sky Park | Sustainable Tourism | Scoop.it
Astronomers and land charities warn that Britain's only Dark Sky Park is being threatened by applications for wind turbines.
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Shocking before and after photos show the effects of climate change

This is the Muir Glacier in Alaska, shot in August, 1941 and August, 2004. It's only one example in NASA's new Images of Change app.

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London 2012 Post Games Sustainability Report – A legacy of change | London 2012

London 2012 Post Games Sustainability Report – A legacy of change | London 2012 | Sustainable Tourism | Scoop.it
The third and final London 2012 Sustainability Report designed to chart delivery against the London 2012 Sustainability Plan. As it was less than a year since the Pre-Games Sustainability Report...

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Louvre Abu Dhabi wins green building award for sustainable design award | The National

Louvre Abu Dhabi wins green building award for sustainable design award | The National | Sustainable Tourism | Scoop.it
The Tourism Development and Investment Company said the award underlined its dedication to sustainability in projects such as Louvre Abu Dhabi (Louvre Abu Dhabi wins green building award...
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Rabbie’s awarded Goldstar for Green Credentials

Rabbie’s awarded Goldstar for Green Credentials | Sustainable Tourism | Scoop.it
Multi-award winning travel company Rabbie’s Small Group Tours has secured another accolade for its expanding trophy cabinet – the 2013 Green Tourism Goldstar Award for Tour Operator of the Year.
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Colorado Ski Resorts Are Worried That Marijuana Tourists May Seeks Other Highs

Colorado Ski Resorts Are Worried That Marijuana Tourists May Seeks Other Highs | Sustainable Tourism | Scoop.it
Colorado's ski resorts are taking the offensive in ensuring the industry isn't hurt by recreational marijuana stores that are set to open.
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Angel Smith's curator insight, November 27, 2013 4:15 PM

this is fantastic!!

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Philippines urges tourists to keep coming

Philippines urges tourists to keep coming | Sustainable Tourism | Scoop.it
Description: Tourist board details damage to islands and hotels, Author: Linsey McNeill - TravelMole Media Group LLC, Publish Date: 14 November 2013, Image: , Category: Travel News
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The World's Most Sustainable Theme Parks? | The International Ecotourism Society

The World's Most Sustainable Theme Parks? | The International Ecotourism Society | Sustainable Tourism | Scoop.it
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The changing nature of Spanish tourism

Description: Euromonitor outlines the highs and lows, Author: Bev Fearis - TravelMole Media Group LLC, Publish Date: 03 October 2013, Image: , Category: Travel News
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