TripAdvisor GreenLeaders: navigating the website maze and hotels hype

By Nicholas Phoon on 4th May 2015 Green minded and planning to stay at a sustainability certified hotel? The GreenLeaders program from TripAdvisor is promising but be prepared for some frustration. Introduced in 2013 with fanfare and expanding across the globe, TripAdvisor’s GreenLeaders program claims to be the biggest green ratings scheme for hotels in…

Word on the street from München to Michigan: Environmental Research Abroad

By Nicholas Phoon and Alexandra Auhl The UNSW IES international research internship bloggers bring you their initial research experiences from their bases in Munich, Germany and East Lansing, USA. While Nic is partnering with the Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute to bring you the latest on sustainable tourism, Alex is with Clean Water Action bringing…