Celebrate Sustainable Tourism with us in Florence

2017 has been declared by the United Nations General Assembly the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for development. The twelve months of this year therefore will be dedicated to the celebration and promotion of a type of tourism that can improve the world, preserving the environment and really supporting the community. In a world where […]

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Car-free holiday in Trentino

We got a nice email from Antonella who wants to organize a car-free holiday in Trentino: Good morning, my name is Antonella and I am writing from Naples. This year I was determined to take advantage of summer vacation to visit Trentino region. My holiday is however without a car. I then stumbled on your website which […]

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Two-thirds of tourists prefer eco-friendly hotels

New encouraging data for sustainable tourism: 68% of tourists prefer to book an eco-friendly accommodation. The data are from Booking.com, which has carried out in 2016 a global survey, to understand at what point sustainable tourism is  and what is the perception that travelers from around the world of have on eco-friendly hotels. The Sustainable […]

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Your eco-friendly and luxury hotel in Italy

Do you still give up the luxury to spend green holidays? Or maybe you have not tried an eco-friendly holiday so you don’t have to say goodbye to those soft sheets and the spectacular pools? Maybe you don’t know that luxury and sustainability coexist in many beautiful hotels around Italy! From resort near the beach to the refuges at […]

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Val di Funes: green holidays among the Odle

Do you know Val di Funes, or  Villnößtal, a quiet and unspoiled corner of South Tyrol, Pearl between the Dolomites and favorite destination for hikers and mountain climbers? In this small valley, at one side of the Isarco Valley, there are the three towns of Tiso, St. Peter and St. Magdalene, surrounded by the magnificent Natural Park […]

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10 green destinations that you must visit now

On 27 October 2016, the international tourism day, experts have selected the 100 most sustainable destinations of the year, according to 15 core criteria. The initiative of this ranking is meant to recognize those tourist destinations that have committed to make a difference, focusing on sustainability. Among these 100 green destinations all over the world, we […]

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Present and future of sustainable tourism (and some experiences to live to find out what it is)

As we have already mentioned in the last few months, sustainable tourism is one of the UN priorities. The organization has declared the coming year as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism. But where are we? What is the current situation and where is  sustainable tourism headed? Let’s find out together! Let’s start from the definitions. […]

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Measuring Sustainable Tourism

The world of sustainable tourism is evolving and news are many. The latest comes from the World Tourism Organization which, together with the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), has recently launched a new initiative called Measuring Sustainable Tourism (MST). The aim is to develop an international statistical framework to measure the role of tourism in sustainable development. […]

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Only biodiversity will save us

Biodiversity: variety of living organisms in an ecosystem. This is the definition that a dictionary gives to this word that we all know and we often use. But do we really know its profound significance and its vital importance for the Planet? This relatively recent term (it was used for the first time in 1986) indicates the […]

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Can a e-bike replace a car? Yes, it can

Will the e-bike able to replace the car? What are the numbers of this growing market? Let’s find out the sustainable mobility of the future, that will be electric and two wheels. A big change is in place, almost a revolution, and the data that come from all over the world confirm this: more and more […]

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