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G Adventures Announces $1 Million Partnership with Inter-American Development Bank on Sustainable Community-Based Tourism Program  ›

Canadian small-group adventure travel tour operator G Adventures announces the collaboration with the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), member of the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB). Read More ›

Explore Bhutan with David Suzuki ›

G Adventures, the leading small-group adventure tour operator, is hosting an exclusive tour to the Kingdom of Bhutan with award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster David Suzuki. Read More ›

Planeterra Launches First Ever Global Voluntourism Guidelines in Partnership With TIES ›

The Planeterra Foundation, a non-profit organization established by adventure tour operator G Adventures, announced today the launch of the first ever International Voluntourism Guidelines. Read More ›

Planeterra Puts People and Places at Center of Its New Strategic Agenda ›

Planeterra, an international non-profit organization based in Toronto, Canada is accelerating its capacity to support a growing number of sustainable development projects worldwide, in places where G Adventures and its travel industry partners operate adventure and cultural tours. Read More ›

Planeterra Foundation Experts to Address International Conferences On Challenges of Focusing Tourism on Needs of Destinations ›

Three experts from Planeterra Foundation, the global sustainable tourism development organization, will be speaking at international symposia in June and July. Planeterra is a not-for-profit organization that helps empower local people to develop their communities, conserve cultures and create a humane and supportive system for their endeavors. Read More ›

Planeterra Director To Address Belize Consular Meeting May 25 in Brussels ›

Megan Epler Wood, Director of Planeterra, the global non-profit sustainable development organization, will address a gathering of Belize’s Consular Representatives at 11 a.m. on May 25 Cercle de Lorraine in Brussels. Read More ›

$100 for 1000 Trees Helps Defend Remaining 7 Percent of Brazil’s Atlantic Rainforest ›

By raising awareness for its Community Reforestation Project and funds to plant thousands of new trees, Planeterra hopes to help stabilize the remaining 7% of rainforests, which just a few hundred years ago spanned hundreds of miles north-to-south along Brazil’s Atlantic shore, reaching west to the Amazon jungle. Read More ›

International Voluntourism Guidelines Research Launched. Industry Leaders Collaborate to Create Global Initiative to Transform Good Intentions into Best Practice. ›

The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) and Planeterra, a leading non-profit foundation dedicated to sustainable community development and environmental conservation through travel, are collaborating to develop a set of criteria that will help international voluntourism providers plan and manage their programs in a responsible and sustainable manner. Read More ›

Megan Epler Wood to Teach Global Sustainable Ecotourism Development at University of Vermont  ›

Megan Epler Wood, the founder of The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), and Director of the Planeterra Foundation will teach, Global Sustainable Ecotourism Development, at the University of Vermont, May 23-27, 2011. Read More ›

Cornell's Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise, Gap Adventures, and Planeterra Foundation Partner to Assess Real Costs of Managing Tourism Destinations ›

Cornell’s Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise at the Johnson Graduate School of Management, Gap Adventures, and Planeterra have partnered to assess the underlying costs and benefits of sustainable tourism for the country of Belize. Read More ›