Topics :: eco tourism

Chill Factor: Antarctic Tourism Struggles on Icy Footing

By Rod McGuirk | Monday Apr 8, 2013
In a remote, pristine land, every tourist counts - and those who venture to one of the coldest places on earth can be rewarded with ever-sunlit skies and adventures beyond your wildest (and chilliest) dreams.

Six Top Travel Trends for 2013

Monday Dec 31, 2012
A leading adventure travel company specializing in exotic learning vacations has announced its list of the hottest travel trends for 2013.

Rocky Mountaineer to Launch US/Canada Coastal Passage Route

Monday Dec 24, 2012
The internationally-acclaimed Rocky Mountaineer announced the launch of its new Coastal Passage route, connecting Seattle, WA and Vancouver, BC to the Canadian Rockies.

New Year’s Winter Fun in the Adirondack Region

Saturday Dec 22, 2012
The Adirondacks are home to winter traditions that span centuries, generations and most importantly, enliven even the coldest winter days.

The Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit: Good for Nothing

By David Perry | Thursday Dec 20, 2012
You know those vacation spots where everything beckons: places to go, people to meet, things to keep you busy morning, noon and night? Yeah, I hate those places.

Five Free Things to Do in Mexico City

By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN | Tuesday Dec 18, 2012
This time of year, Mexico City makes a good jumping-off destination for travelers heading to sunny beaches for winter getaways.

Snowmobile Trails to Link Maine Wind Farms

By GLENN ADAMS | Sunday Dec 16, 2012
Maine snowmobilers love to have destinations for their wintertime rides, and they are working with the wind power industry on a plan to link perhaps 10 of the state’s wind farms with trails.

Element to Open First Hotel in Europe

Thursday Dec 13, 2012
Scheduled to open in 2014, Element Frankfurt Airport marks the much-anticipated European debut of the trailblazing eco-wise brand.

Five Free Fun Things to Do in Phoenix

By TERRY TANG | Wednesday Dec 12, 2012
With cactus and strip malls obstructing the views at times, visitors could easily write Phoenix off as a place where water and culture are scarce.

Zip Line to Zing Tourists Through Downtown Vegas

By HANNAH DREIER | Monday Dec 10, 2012
Tourists will soon have a new way to see the lights of Las Vegas: By being spit out of the mouth of an 11-story slot machine and zinged down a five-block zip line past some of the city’s oldest casinos.