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What is the Strive 4 Sustainability Scorecard?

What is the Strive 4 Sustainability Scorecard?

The Scorecard aims to foster genuine, sustainable experiences for travellers while promoting sustainability within the tourism industry. The scorecard is not a certification or accreditation: it is a series of benchmarks for businesses to strive for sustainability, based on globally recognized criteria.

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Best Tiny Houses near Sydney

Best Tiny Houses near Sydney

What is a tiny house?
Lovers of tiny houses advocate living simply in small, affordable and eco-friendly homes. In order to live in such small spaces, people living in tiny homes need to downsize and simplify their lives by reducing the amount of material possessions they have.
Tiny houses help to reduce resource consumption and are a cost-effective and sustainable way of living.

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Slow Travel in 2024

Slow Travel in 2024

Slow travel has become synonymous with responsible or conscious tourism. This approach prioritizes sustainability and immersing oneself fully in a destination. Slow travel contrasts with the rapid pace and carbon-intensive nature of conventional tourism, instead utilising low-impact, eco-conscious accommodation and transportation, thereby minimizing traveller’s carbon footprint.

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Best Honeymoon Destinations in Australia

Best Honeymoon Destinations in Australia

What do you and your partner want out of your honeymoon? That’s the first question you need to ask when looking into honeymoon destinations. Some couples want adventure, some want to find somewhere totally quiet after the drama of the wedding day, while others want pure luxury.

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Best Glamping with Kids : The Ultimate List

Best Glamping with Kids : The Ultimate List

Glamping with kids is a great way to inspire a love for the outdoors, while creating unforgettable bonding moments for the family beneath the stars around a firepit, or exploring nature trails together. Find the perfect glamping holiday for families!

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What is the Travel Sustainable Program by Booking.com?

What is the Travel Sustainable Program by Booking.com?

The Travel Sustainable Program by Booking.com recognizes and supports the efforts and investments on a property’s sustainability journey – whatever stage they may be at. There are three different levels, or, for those with eligible third-party certification, a further dedicated level.

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Why You Should Visit Mudgee

Why You Should Visit Mudgee

Mudgee is becoming more and more popular with younger travellers, looking to enjoy the stunning accommodation, restaurants, cafe scene and wineries. Whether you’re looking for a romantic weekend escape, a getaway with the girls, or a family get together, Mudgee is definitely worth a visit.

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Moving Towards Sustainability: Australian Hotels

Moving Towards Sustainability: Australian Hotels

A few hotels in Australia are leading the way when it comes to working to improve sustainability in their business and operational practices.
Changes have been a long time coming in Australia, and in this article we highlight a few of the best environmental practices in Australian hotels.

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Glamping Getaways in NSW

Glamping Getaways in NSW

Looking for the best glamping spots in NSW? We’ve got you covered! Find your perfect safari tent getaway at the best prices, from the NSW South Coast, Mudgee, to Byron Bay. Find out more…..

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Stay in a Dome

Stay in a Dome

A stay in a dome or bubble tent is both a fascinating and surprisingly sustainable accommodation option. Find the best dome stays in Australia on Green Getaways. Hideaway Domes, Mirumiru Bubbletent, Domescapes in the Vines…

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Thala Beach Nature Reserve : Our Review

Thala Beach Nature Reserve : Our Review

A luxurious and informative stay in a great location. After our stay, it was only an hour or so from the beautiful Daintree and Mossman Gorge. If you are celebrating a special occasion or honeymoon, try to stretch the budget for the rooms with views of the coastline.

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Eco Certified Accommodation Tropical Queensland

Eco Certified Accommodation Tropical Queensland

ECO CERTIFIED ACCOMMODATION TROPICAL QUEENSLANDDid you that Tropical North Queensland has the highest concentration of Ecotourism Australia certified experiences in Australia? Queensland is an absolute haven for ecotourism. It boasts five World Heritage areas, along...

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