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Trends / Voluntourism
Jan 9, 2020

‘Fairbnb’: Alternative Accommodation that Supports Local Causes

It’s no secret travel isn’t always an environmentally or socially friendly activity. From airplane pollution to car rentals to small plastic travel bottles, there’s a lot of room for improvement, but travel companies are beginning to make changes to operations to promote more sustainable practices and give back to local communities. One way travelers can do this is by helping out local causes in the destination they plan to visit, and that’s where Fairbnb comes in.

Tailor-Made for Tropical Fun, Finest Punta Cana is Where You Should Stay Next

You probably didn’t know you needed to visit the Dominican Republic until you learned about the new, beautiful, modern, all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana.

Trends / Voluntourism
Dec 21, 2019

Purpose-Driven Travel is on the Rise

Sustainability and experiential travel have already made headlines as growing industry trends. Purpose-driven travel is also on the rise, giving new focus to existing trends.

Trends / Top Trends
Dec 9, 2019

How Airbnb is Promoting Ethical Animal Tourism

We’ve all seen the ubiquitous photos of our friends (or Facebook acquaintances) posing with tigers in Thailand or riding elephants at Angkor Wat or in India. But what has become known as “animal tourism” isn’t always ethical as some animals are kept in poor conditions, underfed and used solely for tourism purposes. Airbnb is working to combat these potentially harmful activities by offering experiences to their customers, but only those that promote ethical practices for the animals.

Find the Perfect Greek Island for You

With more than 6,000 islands total, with 227 inhabited, in Greece, the selection is overwhelming. Which one is perfect for your next vacation?

Trends / Sustainability
Nov 27, 2019

Environmental Travel Trends

With an eye on environmentally friendly travel, travelers don’t always know where to start on their mission to lessen their impact. Instead, travelers want companies to offer solutions they can incorporate into trips. According to Booking.com's 2019 Sustainable Travel Report, 71 percent of travelers think travel companies should offer consumers more sustainable travel choices. Almost half of the travelers surveyed admitted they find it hard to make sustainable choices on vacation.