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Sustainable Tourism in Monchique

Sustainable Tourism in Monchique

With its diverse habitats and wildlife worthy of special protection, the Monchique region of the Algarve in Portugal is designated part of the EU’s Nature 2000 programme However, mass tourism (which first began to grip the coastline with the opening of the international airport at Faro in1965) now threatens this mountain region. The area is […]

Malta’s Radisson

Over $1.2 million US Dollars has been invested at the Radisson SAS Bay Point Hotel in Malta with the objective of making it the island’s most environmentally sustainable hotel The hotel is located in St George, one kilometre from St. Julians, one of Malta’s main tourist spots, some 20 minutes’ drive from the capital, La […]

Jersey Hotels’ Electric Cars

In addition to exploring the island by bicycle, visitors to Jersey this summer have made use of an innovative ‘green’ transport programme involving car manufacturer Toyota and the States of Jersey During the holiday season the RAV4 EV (Toyota’s most advanced electric car and the first to go into limited production) could be hired for […]