Thursday, November 12, 2009

PATA (Asia Pacific Travel Association) encourages Green Travel

Green news from Asia Pacific.... The PATA (travel agents association of Asia & Pacific) has set up a program intended to help the travel industry learn about sustainability from a cost savings perspective, while at the same time reducing its carbon footprint.

This program is called ched the PATA Sustainability Index - it has been organized with the Green Globe Index. It is focusing on hotels, dive sites and other operations. The Guide for PATA Sustaibable Tourism can be viewed at

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