Category: Travel

NYC Vegetarian Food Festival Offers Chance to Win Vegan Sailing Vacation

NYC Vegetarian Food Festival Offers Chance to Win Vegan Sailing Vacation

“Vegan” isn’t just about eating anymore. It applies to clothing, bath products, stationery items, and now even sailing the seas. With the second annual New York City Vegetarian Food Festival just one month away, organizers announced recently that all festival-goers will have a chance to enter a raffle in which the top prize is a week-long sailing charter donated by […]

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SeaDream Yacht Club Offers Unique, 7-day Upper-Amazon Voyage in 2013

SeaDream Yacht Club Offers Unique, 7-day Upper-Amazon Voyage in 2013

SeaDream Yacht Club is offering a unique, 7-day voyage on the Upper-Amazon River in 2013. The voyage sails from Iquitos, Peru roundtrip, March 16 – 23, 2013. “There are currently no other luxury vessels of SeaDream’s size sailing the Upper-Amazon. In addition to it being a unique itinerary, its ideal for those preferring just a week-long voyage to explore this […]

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InterContinental Miami Goes 100% Green with Wind Power

InterContinental Miami Goes 100% Green with Wind Power

Luxury hotel InterContinental Miami today announced that it has partnered with Greenlight Energy to purchase 15,467,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of wind power in 2012. The purchase is part of a broader corporate-wide sustainability strategy and makes InterContinental Miami the largest green power purchaser in Florida to be named to the most recent 100% Purchaser’s List maintained by the EPA’s Green Power […]

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The Biggest Loser Resort-Niagara to Open May, 2012

The Biggest Loser Resort-Niagara to Open May, 2012

Fitness Ridge Worldwide, the parent entity of The Biggest Loser Resort, today announced that it will open its third destination resort location this spring in Western New York. The Biggest Loser Resort – Niagara will open in May, 2012 in Java, NY and will offer the same award-winning, results-oriented program that guests have come to expect and enjoy at the […]

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Top 10 Ethical Travel Destinations for 2012

Top 10 Ethical Travel Destinations for 2012

From a shortlist of 30 finalists, an annual report released highlights 10 tourism destinations for their accomplishments in the areas of environmental protection, social welfare, and human rights. Ethical Traveler congratulates the countries that make up their 2012 list of The Developing World’s 10 Best Ethical Destinations. The winners (in alphabetical order, not in order of merit) are: Argentina The Bahamas […]

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SeaDream Yacht Club Offers Raw Food Menu

SeaDream Yacht Club Offers Raw Food Menu

SeaDream Yacht Club is now offering the first of its kind at sea, a “Raw Food” menu option. A once radical form of vegetarianism called the “raw foods” or “living foods” movement is creeping into mainstream. Aboard the luxurious twin mega-yachts, SeaDream I and SeaDream II, gourmet raw food is now offered in addition to the regular menu. “Raw” refers to […]

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Holistic Galapagos Adventure Blends Yoga, Fitness & Exclusive Access To Top Experts

Holistic Galapagos Adventure Blends Yoga, Fitness & Exclusive Access To Top Experts

  Excursionist, the revolutionary new website that provides effortless access to life-changing experiences, and industry leader Equinox Fitness Clubs, join forces to offer a once-in-a-lifetime fitness and yoga retreat while taking in the stunning natural beauty and volcanic landscape of the Galapagos Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This private voyage (March 23rd-April 1st, 2012), unlike traditional boat-based trips that […]

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Priceless PBS Experience Offered on Luxury Cruise

Priceless PBS Experience Offered on Luxury Cruise

Crown Cruise Vacations (exclusive provider for this priceless experience) and PTV at Sea Cruises are offering great opportunities for inquisitive and knowledgeable minds on Regent Seven Seas Voyager from Australia to New Zealand, Jan. 23 to Feb. 7, 2012. Meet and interact with top PBS personalities and their featured guests at panel discussions and presentations in the areas of politics, […]

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The Zambezi Safari and Travel Company Offers New Congo Ecotourism Venture

The Zambezi Safari and Travel Company Offers New Congo Ecotourism Venture

The tropical forests of the Congo Basin comprise the world’s largest rainforests after those of the Amazon Basin, the last of their kind on the planet and home to the majority of the world population of western lowland gorillas. This ultra remote area will see the opening of a new ecotourism venture in 2012, which can be visited with The […]

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Shore Hotel Announces Green Concierge Program on National Recyling Day

Shore Hotel Announces Green Concierge Program on National Recyling Day

Shore Hotel, Santa Monica’s newest and most sustainable hotel, announces a progressive concierge service that makes green living easy and accessible. The Green Concierge is the hotel’s own local expert on all things sustainable and eco-friendly. From activities to services, transportation to nightlife, Shore Hotel’s Green Concierge is an innovative resource for guests going green in Santa Monica. With the […]

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