Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label being promoted at WTM

Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label being promoted at WTM

The Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL) is for the first time being promoted at the World Travel Market (WTM) with the support of the UNDP GEF. The SSTL is a Sustainable Tourism Management and Certification program designed specifically for use in Seychelles. It is voluntary user-friendly and specifically designed to inspire more efficient and sustainable ways of doing business. The program has been developed in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program under the Global Environment Facility (UNDP GEF) and it falls under the UNDP-GEF funded project which is mainstreaming biodiversity in the tourism sector. It is aligned with the GSTC’s Criteria (Global Sustainable Tourism Council) but has been drawn on local knowledge. Sigue leyendo

Glamping: 7 luxurious, sustainable camping sites

Longitude 131
Longitude 131, just 10 kilometers from Uluru, is one of many luxury camping sites in World Heritage areas.

There’s nothing wrong with enjoying a bit of opulence, but with more and more travelers concerned with their accommodation’s green credentials, a wave of eco-certified tented camps are covering Australia’s natural environment.

Luxury camping, or “glamping,” means you no longer have to rough it to enjoy the bush. These low impact tented camps go one step further.

They reduce ecological footprints, yet combine a wilderness experience with five-star comforts.

If you want to wake up to birdsong, enjoy a breakfast overlooking native bush land or a serene sunrise over the ocean, here are seven of Australia’s best natural safari camps. Sigue leyendo