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Rebuilding Haiti - the Role of Tourism Development

By Emily, 03/04/2010 - 17:37
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The Bulungula Lodge in Nqileni, South Africa

By Emily, 03/01/2010 - 22:59

The Bulungula Lodge is situated in Nqileni village ("q" = a click sound) - in "the most beautiful location of any lodge in South Africa". Here the visitors can enjoy the forest, lagoon, rolling hills, dolphins, whales, you name it. The visitors have even a shooting star guarantee - if you look at the night's sky for half an hour without seeing one, you stay that night free at the Bulungula Lodge. The Bulungula Lodge runs on solar power and you can look out for the brand new bicycle powered blender producing the ultimate eco-smoothies.

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Number 1 Hostel in South Africa: The Backpack & Africa Travel Centre

By Emily, 02/24/2010 - 21:46

The 8th annual Hoscar awards ceremony took place in January 2009 to recognize the best hostels in the world. Over 23,000 properties from across the globe featured on Hostelworld.com were eligible for the awards and the prizes were based on approximately 1 million votes given by the Hostelworld customers.

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Contradictories of 'VolunTourism'

By Emily, 02/15/2010 - 17:18

During the last decades there has been a growing tendency of looking for alternative ways of tourism development in order to slow or arrest the deterioration process of contemporary mass tourism. In a way this process can be described as a search of alternative and responsible tourism that would be an antithesis of mass tourism.

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PEPY: Volunteer Tourism in Cambodia

By Admin, 02/15/2010 - 04:42

PEPY, "Protect the Earth, Protect Yourself" is a non-governmental organization registered in both the US and Cambodia. PEPY's mission is to aid rural communities in improving their own standards of living, with a focus on increased access to quality education. Since the beginning, the founders of PEPY have recognized that successful and sustainable programs require local staff.

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