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Alto Hotel – Carbon-Neutral in Melbourne, Australia

  • Francesca Baker
  • 7 January 2014

Melbourne is one of the greenest cities in the world. Well on target to carbon neutrality by 2020, it has won numerous accolades. Green walls surround buildings, recycling bins are everywhere, and trams and city bikes are normal ways to commute. Located in the very heart of the city, is Alto Hotel, the region’s first carbon-neutral hotel.

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The Coolest New Developments in Alternative Transportation

  • Laurel Angrist
  • 26 October 2011

Scientists have sounded a clear and very loud warning: climate change is a reality. With the transportation industry as one of the biggest sources of global warming–inducing CO2 emissions, what will it take to build a more sustainable transportation industry that is less dependent on fossil fuels? Looking ahead into this brave new world of alternative transport, we bring to you some of the better (but also weirder and wilder) ideas and conveyances of the future.

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Green Path Transfers Speeds Past 100

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 8 October 2011

Not too long ago, we reported that Green Path Transfers, the WHL Group’s global, eco-friendly airport transfer and ground transportation network, had notched up 50 destinations in more than 30 countries. Well, the pace hasn’t lifted. Not long after saluting its six-month anniversary, Green Path Transfers took brief note of its 100th destination and then plunged tirelessly onward.

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Green Rides in the Green Mountain State of Vermont

  • Cynthia Ord
  • 18 May 2011

As a Green Path Transfers partner, Green Cabs VT is able to reach a worldwide marketplace of travellers looking to minimise their carbon footprints on every leg of a trip, using everything from flight offsets to green ground transportation and eco-minded accommodations and tours. “We’re very proud to have a partner as committed to providing an eco-friendly transport service as Green Cabs VT is,” explained Adrian Cordiner, CEO of Green Path Transfers.

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Buen Viaje the Green Way with Taxi Ecológico in Barcelona

  • Maureen Valentine and Pedro Martinez Herreros
  • 29 April 2011

THIS ARTICLE IS AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH. Taxi Ecológico in Barcelona came into being as a direct result of the progressive need for more environmentally conscious transfer services in Catalonia, Spain. The desire was simple: to create a sustainable taxi business that would rely on earth-conscious transportation alternatives while also working to improve our global environment.

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One Good Green Path to Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Travel

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 15 April 2011

In keeping with a company vision to help build a sustainable and responsible travel industry, Green Path Transfers launched a bit more than a month ago as a global provider of eco-friendly airport transfers and ground transportation. Green Path Transfers leverages five years of expertise in sustainable tourism to answer the needs of leisure and business travellers seeking cost-effective ways to reduce their carbon footprints.

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How Children Benefit from an Ecotourism Experience

  • Irene Lane
  • 11 April 2011

Just because you are going on a family vacation doesn’t mean that learning should take a break too. Ecotourism for children is full of what educators call teachable moments or, more definitively, unplanned opportunities to explain a concept that has unintentionally captured a child’s interest.

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Keeping Transportation Green and Down to Earth in Mile High Denver, Colorado

  • Paul Tavner
  • 11 March 2011

Denver, Colorado, is known as the ‘Mile High City’ because, as many a local can report, anyone standing on the right step of the western entrance to the state capitol building is exactly one mile above sea level. While the elevations may be sky high, one local company is working to make sure that the city’s carbon emissions don’t get there too: Executive Transportation (or Exectran), the newly announced Green Path Transfers partner.

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Driving Green in San Diego, California, with Wherever Shuttle

  • Laurel Angrist
  • 22 February 2011

Sunny San Diego, California, is one of America’s ‘greenest’ cities. Its open spaces and dozens of phenomenal attractions, such as Balboa Park, Legoland and the world-famous San Diego Zoo, combine with miles of gorgeous beaches to draw in upwards of 30 million visitors each year. With so much appealing nature on hand so critical to its charm, the scenic city now clearly really has a vested interest in pollution abatement, including in transportation. Prominent in this space is Wherever Shuttle, San Diego’s first and only green transfer company.

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Good Green Wheels in Colorado’s Vail Valley

  • Laurel Angrist
  • 21 December 2010

Cradled by the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountains, Vail Valley, Colorado, is a top winter destination for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels, complete with gorgeous scenery, unrivalled ski resorts and plenty of excellent dining options. Getting around can be tricky, of course, as the weather can make for some major transportation challenges. So when faced with everything from windy mountain roads to extreme winter driving conditions, it’s easier to navigate the steep slopes of Vail Valley by booking ahead with a reputable and knowledgeable local taxi service like Green Limousine.

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