Costa Rica

| Green Travel News | Two years after the initial launch of TripAdvisor’s GreenLeaders program, it’s now gone under into Australia and New Zealand, reports Green Lodging News. The program, which ranks hotels and B&Bs on their eco-friendly features, encompasses more than 8,000 properties in 67 countries (including 170 new entrants in Australia and New Zealand)—making it […]

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| Green Travel News | Envision Festival returns to the breathtaking shores of Uvita, Costa Rica, February 26 through March 1, 2015. Co-founded by organic entrepreneur Steven Brooks (Kopali Organics, Kopali Communities), Envision, now in its fifth year, brings together renowned international DJs, world-class yoga teachers, eco-adventure and more—all with an underlying commitment to environmental sustainability. […]

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| Green Travel News | United Eco-Skies Vacations, a new United Airlines travel program, offers sustainable and environmentally responsible vacation options. The airline is working with global nonprofit Sustainable Travel International to launch the vacation program. Initial destinations are in Costa Rica, a destination known for stunning biodiversity, beaches, rain forests and a commitment to sustainable tourism. “United […]

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Enter online to win a week in Costa Rica at eco-luxe lodgings, with organic meals and travel on the world’s first certified carbon-neutral airline.

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| The Americas’ Greenest | Costa Rica and eco-travel have long been synonymous. And for good reason. Although smaller than West Virginia, this tiny Central American country is home to nearly five percent of all species on Earth, and over 25 percent of the Costa Rica has been permanently protected as national parks or nature […]

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‘Tis the season for looking ahead to 2013. Here are eight New Year’s resolutions to enrich and broaden the horizons of any green traveler.

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Every year, Ethical Traveler reviews the policies and practices of the world’s developing nations, then selects the ten that are doing the best job of preserving their environment, promoting human rights and creating a sustainable, community-based tourism industry. By visiting these destinations,

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