The Green Travel Guide

This book suggests ways in which we can enjoy our holidays and our travel even more: by becoming green travellers. It also suggests different types of green holidays and encourages some of the better examples of good environmental practice in holidaymaking around the world. Les mer
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This book suggests ways in which we can enjoy our holidays and our travel even more: by becoming green travellers. It also suggests different types of green holidays and encourages some of the better examples of good environmental practice in holidaymaking around the world.

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Foreword by Lord Marshall of Knightsbridge -- Acknowledgements -- List of Boxes -- Acronyms and Abbreviations -- Introduction -- The British Airways Tourism fo r Tomorrow' Award Scheme -- Section One : The Greener Holiday -- 1 How Can We Become Greener Travellers? -- Hints for Green Travellers -- Before you go -- Transports - of delight? -- While you are away Coming home -- 2 Greener Holidays -- Wildlife Watching -- Bird watching -- Safaris and wildlife photography -- Whale and dolphin watching -- Conservation Holidays -- British Trust for Conservation Volunteers (BTCV) -- The National Trust -- Earthwatch Institute -- Sea Life Surveys -- Coral Cay Conservation -- Waterway Recovery Group -- Environmental management, volunteering and campaigning -- Longer-term Volunteering -- Heritage Holidays -- Heritage hints for green travellers -- English Heritage -- The National Trust -- The Landmark Trust -- Historic Houses Association -- Windmills and watermills -- Sports and Activity Holidays -- On firm ground -- Snow and ice -- On and in the water -- Up in the air -- Hunting and fishing -- Back to the Land: Farm and Food Holidays -- On-the-farm hints for green travellers -- Vegetarian holidays -- Learning Holidays and Environmental Education -- Retreats, Pilgrimages, Spiritual, Healing and Holistic Holidays -- Retreats -- Holistic holidays -- Complementary medicines and healing holidays -- Section Two : Points on the Green Compass -- 3 Close to Home -- Britain -- Ireland -- Isle o f Man -- The Channel Islands -- Tourism for Tomorrow Awards -- 4 Europe -- Western Europe -- Central and Northern Europe -- Scandinavia -- Eastern Europe -- Russia -- Tourism for Tomorrow Awards -- 5 The Middle East -- Tourism for Tomorrow Awards -- 6 Africa -- Tourism for Tomorrow Awards -- 7 The Caribbean -- Tourism for Tomorrow Awards -- 8 North America -- The United States -- Canada -- Native Americans -- Tourism for Tomorrow Awards -- 9 Central America -- Tourism fo r Tomorrow Awards -- 10 South America -- Tourism for Tomorrow Awards -- 11 India, the Subcontinent, Himalayas and Central Asia -- Tourism fo r Tomorrow Awards -- 12 China and North-East Asia -- 13 South-East Asia -- Tourism for Tomorrow Awards -- 14 The Pacific -- Tourism for Tomorrow Awards -- 15 Australasia -- Australia -- New Zealand -- Tourism for Tomorrow Awards -- Section Three : The Green Traveller 's Directory -- 16 The Tourism Industry: Global Initiatives -- What is Sustainable Tourism? -- Global Responses to the Challenge: Officialdom, Trade and Industry -- Human Rights Watchdogs -- Pro-Environment Initiatives -- Consultancies -- An Issue Apart: Curbing Child Sex Tourism -- 17 Connections: ABC Listing o f Organisations, Operators and Resources -- International Industry, Cross-sectoral and Intergovernmental Bodies -- Independent Ethical and Pro-environment Pressure and Interest Groups -- Green-minded Action or Project Groups and Activity Destinations -- Tourism Award Schemes and Major Professional or Trade Sector Associations -- Sport, Adventure, Spiritual and O ther Special Leisure Activity Bodies -- Official National Agencies, Tourism Promoters or Franchisees, by Country -- 18 Now Read O n... Recent Sources o f Inform ation and Further Reading -- Books and Manuals -- journals and Newsletters -- Online Resources -- Index.