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The Importance of Sustainability in Travel: Destinations Pulse for April 19, 2016

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | April 19, 2016

The Importance of Sustainability in Travel: Destinations Pulse for April 19, 2016

PHOTO: Machu Picchu. (photo by Brian Major)

How to Spend 36 Hours in Tangier
The Moroccan port city is making a turnaround, becoming a more fascinating stop for visitors, but its signature draws — cafes and beaches — remain.

The Importance of Sustainability in Travel
As Earth Day approaches, here are several ways to leave a positive impact on the environment when you travel, from supporting local communities to preserving wildlife and natural resources on the road.

Russian Tourists Hit the Road
Russian tourism is on the rise with tour operators reporting a 10 to 15 percent rise in demand for vacations to European destinations such as Cyprus, Greece, Spain, Montenegro, the Czech Republic and more.

Cuba Plans Hotel Boom
Cuba is readying to create more than 100,000 new tourist lodgings by 2030. The National Plan for Economic and Social Development aims to raise the standards and quality of Cuba’s lodging industry.


In Rio de Janeiro’s Parque Nacional de Tijuca, this sheer rock cliff is one of the world’s scariest photo ops of all time, reachable by a treacherous three-hour hike to the top of the mountain.

Five new trips from G Adventures emphasize up-close and cultural looks at new places, including Bhutan, Patagonia, Chile, Hong Kong to Beijing and the Inca Trail.

Belfast’s conference tourism is booming and looks to be a record year. The city is expecting more than 30,000 delegates over the course of the year, bringing in more than $50,000 over 100 meetings.

Looking to say "I Do" in Canada? Here are five hotspots for the perfect destination wedding, from the classic luxury of the Fairmont Chateau in Lake Louise to the beautiful gardens of Vancouver, B.C.

Taking the family to Havana? Travel expert Simon Calder has some inside advice on what families can do in Cuba’s capital city, starting in the heart of Old Havana with a ride in a classic car.  

Hawaii’s most romantic locales are the perfect place to sneak off to when looking for romance. Here are some of the best places in the islands for a destination wedding, honeymoon or vow renewal. 


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