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.
Sustainability: between reality and illusion
The climate crisis, the biodiversity crisis or the pandemic show that a paradigm shift towards sustainability is inevitable. Regardless of the many challenges and difficulties, sustainable thinking and business is more important than ever.
Fly green or not at all? – A plea to travel
Why should you fly greener when the greenest alternative is not to fly at all? If I'm really serious about sustainability, then I'm actually not allowed to get on a plane at all! Such thoughts keep going through my head. About the pros and cons of air travel. An opinion.
Mexico vacation – Mexico’s biodiversity needs to be protected
Did you know that Mexico is one of the most biodiverse countries on earth? Due to the different climate zones, altitudes, and landscapes from desert to jungle to volcanoes and thousands of kilometers of coast, there is an unlikely variety of flora and fauna in Mexico.