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Brett Tollman from The Travel Corporation and the TreadRight Foundation

Meet Brett Tollman, chief executive The Travel Corporation

We interviewed the impressive Brett Tollman, an advocate for sustainable travel and founder of The TreadRight Foundation.

Take the pressure down: Swelling crowds in Venice. Image: iStock

Take the pressure down: reducing overtourism

Some of the world’s most popular destinations are facing damage and overcrowding from an influx of visitors. Here, we discuss the concept of ‘overtourism’ and what to consider when planning your travels.

Winged wonders: raptor conservation in Tasmania

Winged wonders: raptor conservation in Tasmania

A concreter-turned-nature-advocate, Craig Webb opened the Raptor and Wildlife Refuge Centre in 2001 to rescue injured eagles, hawks, falcons and owls.

World Expeditions launches Amazon Forest Appeal

World Expeditions launches Amazon Forest Appeal

In response to the crisis that’s befalling the Amazon rainforest, adventure travel tour operator World Expeditions has set up the Amazon Forest Appeal.

Thredbo is now powered by renewable energy

Thredbo is now powered by renewable energy

Thredbo, one of Australia’s most prominent ski resorts, has recently announced that all its major resort operations will now be powered by renewable energy.

Six Senses Hotels successful coral restoration project

Six Senses Hotels’ successful coral restoration project

The dedicated sustainability team at the Six Senses Zil Pasyon resort has successfully completed the first stage of its coral restoration project.

Lindblad Expeditions to become 100% carbon neutral

Lindblad Expeditions becomes carbon neutral

Expedition company Lindblad Expeditions will be carbon neutral from 2019, offsetting emissions from its ships and land-based operations.

World Oceans Day: how we can help the ocean

World Oceans Day: how we can help the ocean

Ahead of World Oceans Day on 8 June, here are just a few simple ways we can be more ocean-friendly in our daily lives and as travellers…

Toxic sunscreen banned from all Six Senses Hotels

Toxic sunscreen banned from all Six Senses Hotels

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spa has become the first hotel group to ban environmentally-harmful and toxic sunscreens from its properties.

MSC Cruises, Unicef, Cruising, Eco Cruising, pay it forward,

MSC Cruises aids UNICEF

MSC Cruises continue to raise funds for disadvantaged children across the globe by supporting UNICEF projects that aim to combat poverty

Jarjeer Mule and Donkey Refuge

A retirement home, orphanage and care centre for mistreated and neglected donkeys in Marrakech, Morocco

4Ocean makes plastic fantastic

Made from recycled plastic, 4Ocean Bracelets help remove rubbish from our oceans and encourage people to gather plastic from the shores