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Sustainable Design and Adapting Tourism Architecture in Jordan and Morocco

  • Michael Soncina
  • 18 April 2013

While attending this year’s Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC), attendees were fortunate enough to listen to a fantastic panel discussion led by Muna Haddad, from the Baraka Consulting Agency, on conducting tourism in a crisis situation. She gave interesting examples of realities and perceptions of life in her home country of Jordan, and how communication channels like social media disrupt reality and create illusions that can have an enormous effect on a destination.

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whl.travel Adds Jericoacoara Beaches to Its Destinations in Brazil

  • whl.travel
  • 8 May 2011

THIS ARTICLE IS AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH AND PORTUGUESE. Imagine setting out from the big city, packed into a Land Rover along with all your luggage. You cruise over a seemingly endless sea of rolling sand until, gradually, the shape of an adorable beach town emerges, lazing easily on the northeast coast of Brazil. It may take a little time to reach, but this is one destination that’s well worth the journey. Welcome to Jericoacoara.

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Bringing Responsible Tourism to the Hills of Darjeeling, India

  • Laurel Angrist
  • 5 April 2011

Set against the jaw-droppingly gorgeous backdrop of the snow-covered Himalayas and surrounded by the phenomenal forests and streams of rural Darjeeling, India, the little village of Mineral Spring is a community knit together by strong cultural values that have made it a model of sustainable growth. Now, homestays with locals have been set up, satisfying the desires of both mindful travellers and responsible hosts.

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The Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spa, Malaysia: A 2010 Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Award Finalist

  • WHL Group
  • 6 September 2010

With the finalists of Wild Asia’s 2010 Responsible Tourism Award now announced, the honourable endeavours of six small- and medium-sized hotels and tour operators that champion responsible practices in the travel industry are being celebrated. The first of the finalists to have received a visit from the Wild Asia team was the Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spa in Malaysia.

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