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Green Initiatives from Noukhada
October 26, 2011

Noukhada have taken over 10,000 people paddling in the mangroves over 2009 and 2010 and it looks to take some 10,000 people paddling in the mangroves in 2011.

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Al Ihsan Charity Centre provides support for poor families in the UAE
October 25, 2011

The Al Ishan Charity Centre sponsors poor families with no supporter including widows, divorcees and deserted women and families unable to work.

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Oman's newest hotel claims 80% Omani workforce
October 06, 2011

The Sifawy Boutique Hotel which opened last month in Oman, has already beaten expectations with more than 80% of its staff comprising Omani nationals.

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Abu Dhabi Prince Shames White House by Crowning Court Roof with Solar Panels
October 05, 2011

When an oil-rich Sheikdom crowns an official building with grid-connected solar panels, it’s time for the U.S. to wake up!

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Explorer Adrian Hayes to retrace footsteps of 'Mubarak bin London'
October 04, 2011

"The harder the life, the better the man," the British desert explorer Sir Wilfred Thesiger is popularly quoted as having said.

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Radisson Blu and Red Crescent Campaign to provide support for the local community
August 01, 2011

The Box Appeal, formerly known as the ShoeBox Appeal, has been re-branded for 2011 as the charity campaign aims to help more people than ever before.

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Does Eco Tourism really help communities? A perspective from Mexico
July 29, 2011

Tourism is the largest industry in the world and as such has the power to greatly benefit communities and elevate people’s standards of living. This article examines how sustainable tourism operations at Maya Land Lodges help the surrounding communities.

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Environmental Concerns Greet Wadi Rum World Heritage Status
July 28, 2011

Jordanian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Haifa Abu Ghazaleh told The Jordan Times newspaper that “This win is considered as a recognition for Jordan and its heritage, and will have a great impact on the country’s tourism sector”.

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Chinese billionaires chip in to protect environment
July 28, 2011

A group of Chinese billionaires are pooling their money to create China's first private nature reserve. An unusual move in a country where the government runs all the national parks, but it would seem the government could use some help.

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Breeding flamingos back in Abu Dhabi after over a decade
July 21, 2011

Flamingos are breeding in Abu Dhabi's Al Wathba Wetland Reserve for the first time in almost a decade. Established in 1998, the protected area is home to almost 1,600 Greater Flamingos.

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Green Tourism Week - UK
June 10, 2011

6-12 June is Green Tourism Week in the UK.  You can read some great examples of how tourism businesses in the UK are going green on the GTW website

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Laos throws doors open to 'eco tourists'
May 29, 2011

Laos is successfully attracting more tourists while ensuring the preservation of natural habitats and cultures and ensuring the engagement of local communities

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Green Policies Puts a Feather in Hotel's Cap
May 26, 2011

The Feather Group of hotels in the UK sees significant cost savings from going green, read their full case study.

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Igrab creates links between tourists and Emiratis
April 25, 2011

Igrab began as an antidote to mall culture. The groups encourages tourist to interact with locals in their own environment, fishing, kayaking or exploring the desert.

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Eco Park opens in Jordan
April 19, 2011

Last week, the Sharhabil Bin Hassneh Eco-Park in Jordan was opened after six years of planning which saw the development of several thousand dunams of land in the Jordan Valley.

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Water Equity in Tourism campaign - Tourism Concern
February 06, 2011

Tourism has turned its attention to the problems faced by communities whose water rights are under threat from the local tourist industry.

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