Glamping and singular accommodation

How shall we spend our holidays? Where shall we go? What do we want to do?  Where shall we stay? The options used to be straightforward: a beach holiday or visiting beauty spots inland, relaxing or doing trips and touring, staying with friends and family or in hotels, apartments and on campsites in tents and […]

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With 243,000 associated jobs, the U.S. National Parks are a solid source of employment

Protecting the environment is not only beneficial to the ecosystem but also in terms of creating jobs and generating wealth. The U.S. National Park Service  has published the 2012 figures which demonstrates an increase in the number of visitors -280 million, that is, 4 million more than in 2011- and the support of 243,000 jobs. […]

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Nature Reserves and Tourism: Threat or Opportunity

There is a good article dedicated to the Natural Reserves under the title of “Fourteen nature treasures”, includes an interview with Juan Carlos del Olmo, WWF Spain general secretary, which was published last March 24th in the EL PAÍS SEMANAL “ESPAÑA EN POSITIVO” magazine. Here you will find the article “Fourteen nature treasures”. The article […]

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Respect the mountains

Mountains are an essential part of our planet. They  provide essential fresh water to billions of people worldwide, are home to wildlife, flora and fauna and offer a place for mountain lovers to be inspired, to play and to adventure. During the sky season many tourists visit the Alps every year, and the environmental damages […]

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Longe Côte (walking in shallow waters)

In France, the “randonne” concept is gaining new modalities: walking, cycling, horse-riding,  kayaks… and most recently, walking in water. The French Hiking Federation has explained the popularity of this coastal aquatic march, a sport discipline which consists on walking on the coastline, with water to reaching up to just below the diaphragm. This is a […]

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