A district that saves energy for 28 gigajoules each year, ensures a reduction in CO2 emissions of 2,100 tons and saves mineral resources equal to 1,600 tons. It is called Vauban and is the ecological district of Freiburg, Germany. It houses 5,600 inhabitants who, thanks to their cooperation, are able to satisfy all sorts of social, cultural, economic and environmental needs!
Does your idea of a perfect trip include explorations in the junga, diving, coral reefs and trips along deserted lands? If so then surely what is right for you is an adventurous tourism in the name of nature and awareness. Responsible tourism has become a real trend and every year more and more people decide to spend their holidays in close contact with nature.
When you travel, you can choose a green hotel for your stay in order to help reduce the enormous negative impact that hotels have on the environment. The "green hotels" are all those accommodation facilities such as motels, inns, farmhouses or hostels that use energy and environmental resources in a responsible way.
Traveling ethically means making a commitment not to harm the environment during the practice of tourism. However, it must be said that by its very nature, travel damages the environment, especially when you leave your country. Even if you visit the Middle East with excursions exclusively on horseback, or you decide to explore Machu Picchu on foot, you must take into account the return flight, for example an air transfer from Rome to Latin America generates about two tons of anhydride. carbon dioxide, a real punch to the stomach for the environment.
Villa Adriana is located on the Tiburtini Mountains, in the province of Rome. In 1999 it was declared a World Heritage Site but Unesco warns, today Villa Adriana is at risk and could lose all its recognition. This is why Unesco raises the alarm: A landfill at a world heritage site?
Glaciers have been hit hard by climate change but the global population seems not to notice. The speech changes as to suffer the damage of climate change are the natural resources that for years have hosted tourists from all over the world. These are naturalistic gems, the most popular ecotourism destinations.
Hotels that undertake a virtuous path of environmental management can obtain Casa Clima certification, a guarantee of quality and respect for the environment. In Italy, the hotels with Clima Hotel certification are located in South Tyrol but soon Verona will also see one with the Hotel Aqualux in Bardolino.
A journey can have immense power, it can transform people, it can inspire and enrich them in a million ways. When you travel in a conscious way and with minimal environmental impact, travel can instill in the spirit of the traveler greater tolerance, great responsibility and will certainly enrich his life span.
It has been selected several times among the 101 best hotels in the world, in 2011 it won the title of "Best spas in the world Traveler UK" and is the Castello Vicarello, an all-Italian accommodation facility in Maremma, Tuscany. it is imbued with a fairy atmosphere, the classic setting that can be found in a novel so much that it seems almost too good to be true.
Italy has all the cards on the table to push more and more towards sustainable agriculture and compatible tourism: territory, landscape, history, culture, food and traditions are the real added value of Made in Italy. Farmhouses and natural parks are very successful. According to the data presented by Coldiretti and Touring Club, there is a growth in sustainable tourism, with a turnover of 100 million per year in the facilities located within the protected areas.
When it comes to nature tourism, one cannot forget the earthly paradise in the South Pacific, the island of Bora Bora, Tahiti. The island of Bora Bora, Tahiti is famous for its turquoise waters, the dynamism of the volcanic landscapes and the romantic atmosphere. A trip to Bora Bora means relaxation, well-being but also fun.
We know that to travel in an ethical way we should prefer the tourist destinations of our country. So today we offer you a virtual tour in Ravello, one of the gems of the Amalfi Coast. At an altitude of 350 meters, among villas, breathtaking views and the sea. To land in an earthly paradise you don't need to fly to Bora Bora, just travel along the coasts of Italy to discover tourist destinations for the summer.
Alta Pusteria, with the municipalities of Sesto, San Candido, Dobbiaco, Villabassa and Braies, for the summer of 2012 has launched a project dedicated to environmental protection to make the holiday of those who visit it zero impact. tourists can in fact fill out a questionnaire to calculate their ecological footprint generated by the trip to reach Alta Pusteria and by the energy used on average during their stay.
The Viennese Hotel is more than green: with high energy efficiency strategies and the use of renewable sources, the structure consumes the energy it produces! No waste and low environmental impact. Investing in sustainability yes, but at what price? The hotel has seen an investment of at least 700 thousand euros but the entrepreneur is fully satisfied with the economic returns!
There are numerous forms of tourism and you have surely heard of sustainable hotels and environmental excursions. What if it wasn't monuments and cities that attracted tourists, but wind parks and electric cars? To make these proposals are some travel agencies. Holidays by the sea, in the mountains or in smart cities?
In Campania naturalistic tourism takes the name of "Outdoor Campania", the Association of Environmental Hiking Tourism capable of giving unique emotions with experiences in close contact with nature. In Italy there are numerous associations, most of them born with the purpose of requesting funds and participating in calls for competitions.
Wi-fi sunbeds, photovoltaic umbrellas, clear water, sun and relaxation. It is not the world of dreams but it is what an Italian holiday could be, on the beaches of Balleria-Igea Marina. The Romagna Riviera will welcome its tourists with a real technobeach that opened its doors on Thursday 31 May.
Would you rather take a vacation on a small private island or in a luxury hotel? Or maybe on a large and spacious yacht that makes you fly over the waves? What if there was a floating island that includes all these things? It is there and it's called Orsos Island. Gabor Orsos is a former hotel owner.
What does it mean to choose a sustainable holiday and what are the steps we can take to make our holiday more eco-friendly? More than a trend, sustainable holidays are a sense of respect for the environment. About a quarter of the carbon dioxide we produce, in fact, derives from the emissions generated by car travel and it is necessary to reverse the trend if we want to save the planet.
The environmental establishments should be a garrison of environmental protection, a help desk for the promotion of the territory. Unfortunately this is not always possible and everything depends on the state concessions of the bathing establishments. Bathing establishments are not always able to guarantee proper environmental protection and do not manage the areas assigned to them ad hoc, on the contrary, according to WWF Italy, too many times they have been the protagonists of problems linked to illegal practices and incorrect environmental practices.
It is everyone's dream, a long stay in New York, perhaps near Times Square. Visit the beating heart of the Big Apple, stroll through the crowded streets, visit clubs, shops, galleries and museums. At the end of the day there is even more pleasure in returning to your hotel when it is green with a lot of LEED certification!