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As Daniel and Martha Everett and their two children enjoyed a trip to Florida's Walt Disney World, their focus was on entertainment and excitement rather than the environment. And when Barbara and Andy Allen checked into a Boston hotel, they wanted to fit as many sights as possible into their two-day visit. They gave little thought to how their stay might impact the ecosystem.

Look Who’s Acting to Preserve and Protect the Environment

Despite their lack of awareness, these folks were comb

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Is Tourism Good for the Environment?

   Although it is no longer a rarely to find on a hotel bed a sign asking the guest to reuse his/her towel or to accept having sheets changed once every three days rather than once a day, many people still wonder if tourism is an environmentally friendly industry. Due to past mistakes the public often is cynical about tourism and it is not unusual to hear people wondering out loud if the desire to change sheets once every three days is more about saving the hotel money then about saving the envi

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Green Travel Tips

fingerlakes+wineries+(2).jpg?width=300by Cliff Barre

Many people are switching to a green way of living.  This allows more sustainability within the environment as well as the opportunity to save yourself some money on energy and other costs. While you may not think of yourself as the most green or eco-friendly person on the planet, there are small steps that you can take to achieve a more green way of living.  These steps can be incorporated into almost every aspect of life from daily life to commuting and even travel.  Travel is

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Earth Day: 10 Habits to Greener Travel

Happy Earth Day! While it goes without saying that we should engage in environmentally sound practices every single day of the year, April 22nd is a good day to pause and evaluate our habits, and consider how our daily activities - and our vacations - affect the planet. photo
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When it comes to travel, there's sometime a tendency to step away from our normal practices: to use more disposable items, to forget about recycling, to leave a bit larger footprint behind. And yet while we're tr
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Green Travel Road Show 2011 to Focus on the Power of Storytelling in Marketing,
Confirms Top Tourism and Sustainability Experts as Speakers

Early Bird Registration Now Available for Oct. 6–7 event in Seattle


WHO:                        The P.U.R.E. Travel Collaborative


WHAT:             Third Annual Green Travel Road Show


WHEN:                        Thursday & Friday, October 6 & 7, 2011


WHERE:            Pan Pacific Hotel, Seattle, Washington



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