News: Environment

The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi launches new diving experience

The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi, the largest aquarium in the Middle East, has introduced new diving packages for both certified divers and those without any diving experiences. Those who…

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Jan 17, 2022 Attractions / Environment / Tourism / Zoos /

 
 

Latest IOC Sustainability Report highlights 2017-2020 achievements across the Olympic Movement 

The third International Olympic Committee (IOC) Sustainability Report has advised that the IOC has achieved 15 of its 18 sustainability objectives for the period 2017-2020, raising its…

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Jan 14, 2022 Environment / Events / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Beijing Games Organisers pledge to deliver sustainable Winter Olympics

With the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics less than a month away and preparation for the Games having entered their final stage, the Beijing Olympic Organising Committee has emphasised the…

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Jan 7, 2022 ByNigel Benton Environment / Events / Sport / Venues /

 
 

United Nations study outlines route to creating a more sustainable mountain tourism model for people and the planet

A newly released joint study, Mountain tourism - Towards a More Sustainable Path, by the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization, the UN World Tourism Organization and the…

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Dec 30, 2021 Environment / Tourism /

 
 

Alma Resort to reopen with upskilled staff, innovative tours and solar power implementation

Vietnam’s 30-hectare Alma Resort will reopen on 15th January having upskilled staff through their partnership with Australian-founded company Typsy- a global digital hospitality…

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Dec 30, 2021 Education / Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /

 
 

Thailand’s iconic Maya Bay to reopen as of 1st January

Maya Bay in Thailand's Krabi province, closed since June 2018 as a result of overtourism pressures, will be reopened as of 1st January. The tourist attraction in Hat Noppharat Thara-Mu…

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Dec 29, 2021 Attractions / Environment / Tourism /

 
 

Nepal trekking project secures 2021 World Leisure International Innovation Prize

A project that aims to use tourism to combat poverty and promote peace in Nepal has been announced as the winner of the 2021 World Leisure International Innovation Prize. Garima Voyage…

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Dec 22, 2021 Environment / Marketing / Tourism /

 
 

New venues complete for 19th Asian Games as Hangzhou announces ‘zero-waste’ event

The organising committee of the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 (HAGOC) has advised that the completed Gongshu Canal Asian Games Sports Park has passed its acceptance criteria for hosting…

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Dec 16, 2021 Environment / Sport / Venues /

 
 

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