BUNDABERG, AUSTRALIA – WHERE GREAT CARE BEGINS
Now more than ever are we looking for ways that we, as consumers, can travel sustainably, while forging deeper connections with people and place, and seeking experiences that feed the soul. One destination leading the way with exceptional eco-experiences that help protect and preserve our backyard is the Bundaberg region with local eco-tourism warriors, supported by a passionate local community and proactive local government, are striving to achieve Eco Tourism status and encouraging visitors and locals alike to travel sustainably – Welcome to where great care begins in Bundaberg.
Ecotourism likes to present itself as a "green alternative" to other, much more destructive forms of tourism, often without realizing nature conservation, social justice, and local income opportunities. Thus, as the number of projects increases, there is growing concern about whether the programs are meeting their sustainability target or may even be counterproductive.
Khao Sok National Park
Older than the Amazon rainforest, Khao Sok offers rewarding insights into tropical wildlife and forest diversity. Jungle hiking, rafting, waterfall discoveries, birdwatching, planting trees at an ecolodge with a view, and tasting local southern curries are all part of the Khao Sok experience.
Ecotourism in Cambodia
Cardamom Tented Camp is an ecolodge located in lowlands just off the Cardamom Mountains in Koh Kong province, southwest Cambodia. Offering nine well-appointed safari-style tents, the lodge aims to minimise the human footprint on the natural world and serve as a role model in promoting sustainable ecotourism practices within both the national park and Cambodia as a whole.
Surfing in Portugal – it’s fun and sustainable
Portugal - the dream of all city dwellers and active vacationers. Smell the sea and taste the salt. Where does this work better than in Portugal? This report shows how you can and should travel to one of the most beautiful countries in Europe and then succumb to your passion for surfing.
Basque Country – Spain’s green destination
When you think of Spain, you immediately think of miles of beaches, hotel castles, sun, sangria and paella. Fortunately, the broad masses have not yet known about that there is a completely different, green Spain. In the Basque Country, tradition is very important, but always in balance with the new, the modern and the urge for change. “Ongi etorri Euskal Herrira!” - Welcome to the Basque Country
Yucatan Peninsula – Sustainable Travel to Mexico
Great beaches, many historical pyramids from the Mayas, breathtaking nature and tropical climate offer the sun-hungry, sustainable traveler everything to escape the poverty of adventure. Mexico is a very popular destination for sustainable travel.