Category: environmental tourism

Extend your summer!

After a sweltering summer at home, it’s clear nobody wants it to end. An autumnal escape allows you to extend this rush of sunshine longer into the year – let the good times keep rolling... Why not extend your summer by walking on La Gomera. Experience spectacular coastal walks with breath-taking views of La Palma, El Hierro, Tenerife and Gran Canaria, complimented with exceptional local cuisine. Discover the secrets of Tenerife with soaring…

Blue Flag Beaches: The world’s best beaches you’ve probably never heard of

[caption id="attachment_1121" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Beautiful beach in Tamariu (Costa Brava, Catalonia, Spain)[/caption] Blue Flag beaches and marinas are well known throughout Europe, with more than 4000 beaches and marinas in 49 countries across Europe, South Africa, Morocco, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada, the Caribbean and more.  Given the USA doesn’t participate in the voluntary eco-award, the designation isn’t as well known here. The prestigious Blue Flag designation is awarded by the…

Destination Bermuda

[caption id="attachment_1059" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Islands of Bermuda Walk[/caption] 'You go to heaven if you want. I'd rather stay here in Bermuda.’ Mark Twain’s words have probably been uttered by a fair few visitors to Bermuda’s idyllic shores and this sub-tropical gem in the North Atlantic is still a hot spot for vacationers in search of something a bit special. This vibrant island is one of the oldest British colonies and…

Water blog

[caption id="attachment_999" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Walker relaxing on the Island of Gozo[/caption] Anyone who lives on a lake, ocean or river knows the pleasure of sitting idly and gazing out over the shimmering waters.  What is it exactly that attracts us to the view, other than the pure beauty of the scenery? Scientists have recently discovered a significant correlation between living on the coast, especially near the sea, and your health…

Earth Day 2010 – Caring for the environment with responsible tourism

Join the more than one billion people in 190 countries that are taking action for Earth Day. We're well aware of the impact that tourism has at home and abroad, so we strive to balance the environmental impact of travelling with the immense benefits sustainable tourism can bring to destinations and the people who live there. We start in the office turning off all electrical equipment every night. Our brochure…