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Protecting the Earth as You Travel: Destinations Pulse for April 22, 2016

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | April 22, 2016

Protecting the Earth as You Travel: Destinations Pulse for April 22, 2016

PHOTO: Keeping travel safe for the environment. (photo courtesy of Thinkstock)

Protecting the Earth as You Travel
Sustainable tourism is a hard path to follow and it's often hard to see through marketing ploys that companies use to make travel look less disruptive. Here are some tips on how to ensure you are making a change.

Is Travel the Smartest Way to Spend Your Tax Refund?
If you are receiving the average amount of money back, approximately $3,000, here are several reasons why you should blow it on a trip rather than squirreling it away in a savings account.

National Parks Boost Oregon Economy
Oregon’s national parks are worth more than $114 million to the overall ecnonomy, according to a new survey out this week, conducted by the U.S. Geological Society.

These Are the World’s Fastest Growing Tourism Destinations
Looking for the next travel hot spot? Tourism is booming in these 10 destinations, including some perennial favorites such as Japan and more off-the-beaten-path locales like the Seychelles.


"Game of Thrones" boosts tourism to this tiny Spanish town of Osuna. The town has been filled with tourists ever since its debut on the show as Westeros, and it boasts one of the most beautiful streets in Spain.  

Get your cameras ready. Here’s an amusing look at how to make those Leaning Tower of Pisa photos — the ones where you are holding up the tower — look even sillier.  

New Zealand is expanding its tourism relationship with China. Tourism officials were excited to win a contract that brings more than 10,000 Amway salespeople to Queenstown for a company retreat.  

Baltimore is hoping for a big boost in tourism this summer. After riots in April of 2015, tourism to the city dropped and hotel occupancy and restaurant business took a nosedive. However, the city has big plans for the summer with a record number of conventions. 


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