Tag: ecotourism

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Jharkhand set to improve forest spots, promotes eco-tourism

In its bid to promote itself as an eco-tourism destination, Jharkhand is utilising its existing infrastructure at popular forest spots. The vast spread of forests in Dalma, Betla, Netarhat and Behragora in Hazaribag, with their wide range of flora and fauna, are among popular tourist draws. “Dalma is a beautiful place, and the best forest […]

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Dubai beaches receive Blue Flag certification

In a significant step towards seaside ecotourism, Dubai has joined the international Blue Flag programme that ensures full compliance to stringent environmental standards. The coastal area that holds some of Dubai’s most luxurious resorts, the Jumeirah and Mamzar public beaches, have recently been certified to satisfy Blue Flag’s international standards of water quality, safety and […]

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Queensland aims to be top spot in Oz for ecotourism

Queensland is intensifying efforts to be the number one nature-based tourism destination in Australia, with moves to make the state’s national parks more accessible to tourists. National Parks Minister Steve Dickson and Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey recently called for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for new and innovative ecotourism concepts, in and around Queensland’s national parks. The government […]

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Niche travel market to feature at TTM+

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) said it will strengthen Thailand’s tourism industry by highlighting four niche markets — ecotourism, golf, weddings and honeymoons, and health and wellness at the Thailand Travel Mart Plus (TTM+) to be held between June 5-7, 2013. Organised by Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the mart will feature 39 niche tourism […]

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