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The Green Travel Guide

Travel Guide

By: Greg Neale and Trish Nicholson

288 pages, Col photos


Paperback | Dec 1999 | Edition: 2 | #94302 | ISBN: 185383596X
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Examines examples of green tourism initiatives around the world. A country-by-country guide showcases innovative programmes that involve tourists with the ecology of their destinations in ways that support, rather than endanger these areas. Provides practical advice on how best to plan and take a range of different kinds of activity holiday, without damaging or destroying places that are visited.

'An excellent guide to being a green traveller.' TIME OUT '[This] long overdue guide is indispensable.' THE SUNDAY TIMES 'Hints, tips and contacts to help you make eco-sound travel decisions' THE MAIL ON SUNDAY 'offers much practical guidance, while making an excellent contribution to the debate about the ethics of tourism' THE GUARDIAN


Section 1 The greener holiday: how can we become greener travellers?; wildlife watching; conservation; longer-term volunteering; heritage; expeditions; sports and activities; farms and food; environmental education; retreats, pilgrimages, spiritual, healing and holistic holidays. Section 2 Points on the green compass. Section 3 The green traveller's directory.

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