What does a truly sustainable destination look like? 

Snæfellsnes waterfall and green mountain landscape

By Dr Natasha Montesalvo, Principal Consultant – Destinations, Strategy & Insights Travellers are looking for sustainable options when they’re choosing their next destination – but how do they know if a destination’s sustainability credentials are authentic, or if they’re just putting on a green sheen? In virtually all aspects of society, we’re seeing more awareness […]

Cordis Auckland achieves EarthCheck Master Certification

Cordis Auckland Exterior at Sunset

Cordis Auckland, the flagship Cordis hotel in the Pacific region, has been honoured with EarthCheck Master Certification in recognition of its ongoing commitment to sustainability.  EarthCheck Certified is the world’s leading environmental certification and benchmarking program for the travel and tourism industry. EarthCheck Master Certification – which requires more than 15 years of commitment to […]

Summer Guide to Thredbo

Calling all thrill seekers and chill seekers! The EarthCheck Gold Certified Destination of Thredbo is Australia’s premier summer adventure destination. Nestled in the heart of the Kosciuszko National Park, it ticks all the boxes for a great summer getaway. Hike Australia’s Highest Mountains Experience the natural beauty of Australia’s highest mountains in summer as you […]

Laguna Golf Lang Co Retains EarthCheck Gold

LANG CO, Vietnam — Laguna Lang Co has restated its credentials as one of Vietnam’s most sustainable large-scale projects by retaining its EarthCheck “Gold Certification” for 2022. One of Asia’s most far-reaching integrated resorts, Laguna Lang Co encompasses award-winning hotels Banyan Tree Lang Co and Angsana Lang Co, as well as Laguna Golf Lang Co […]

Palaszczuk Government backs eco-certified tourism destinations

The Queensland Government is investing $1 million to further enhance the State’s great lifestyle and position Queensland as a leader in sustainable tourism by supporting our tourism destinations to gain globally recognised certification. Tourism Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said the Eco-certified Tourism Destination Program will provide grants to councils and regional and local tourism organisations to […]

Sandals Leads The Way In Environmental Sustainability

Sandals La Toc

Source: St Lucia Times Sandals Regency La Toc Golf Resort and Spa continues to lead the way in environmental sustainability, having achieved yet another year of Master Certification from EarthCheck. EarthCheck is recognised as the foremost scientific benchmarking, certification and advisory group for travel and tourism worldwide. Since 1987 it has assisted businesses, communities and governments […]