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128 travel features tagged “Eco-tourism”

A boy's mission to save the camel

Camels have been fabled ships of the desert for centuries, but the litter left by Abu Dhabi day trippers can lead to a slow and painful death when the animals mistake it for food.
Read more… 04 April 2013

Beyond the Headlines

How tourism can alleviate poverty

Visitors to developing countries often want to do something about the poverty they’re exposed to. But the mere act of travelling can make a difference.
Read more… 21 March 2013

Thailand’s mountainous coffee journey

Participants in the Akha Ama Coffee Journey experience the true life of a coffee farmer in the remote village of Maejantai. It is hard work, and that is how it is supposed to be.
Read more… 19 March 2013

Protecting the fragile manta rays of the Maldives

The tropical paradise attracts divers and snorkelers from across the world hoping for a glimpse of its spectacular marine life, including the world’s largest population of manta rays.
Read more… 14 March 2013

Life in Zambia’s lush Luangwa Valley

Spread over four national parks, this remote African valley is home to 60 animal species, including buffalo, elephants, lions and hippos and the unique Thornicroft's giraffe.
14 March 2013

The Passport blog

Recycled cooking oil powers transatlantic flights

Dutch airline KLM has begun powering commercial flights from New York to Amsterdam with an eco-friendly fuel mix that includes oil used in Louisiana restaurants.
Read more… 11 March 2013

Kick back on a kibbutz

From eco villages to rural holiday resorts, one of Israel’s most influential ideas has had to change with the times.
Read more… 08 March 2013

Beyond the Headlines

Which countries deserve your money?

The 2013 list of the World’s Best Ethical Destinations gives travellers guidance on where their dollar is most needed and best spent.
Read more… 23 January 2013

Gorilla spotting in the Republic of Congo

After years of disease and civil war, the Central African nation is safe, stable and open to trailblazing visitors in search of the ultimate jungle experience.
Read more… 18 January 2013

Beyond the Headlines

Rental cars go electric

Eco-conscious travellers are increasingly able to hire electric cars on holiday, both reducing their travel emissions and getting the chance to drive one of these vehicles.
Read more… 14 January 2013

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