June-edition of SEVENSEAS featured migratory bird post of LT&C

In the June-edition of the SEVENSEAS marine conservation and travel  LT&C’s post on the World Migratory Bird Day (May 10) has been republished. The entire SEVENSEAS Media website at sevenseasmedia.org, has been rebuild, now with new features and an integrated jobs portal. Now articles are readable and shareable from all devices. The SEVENSEAS magazine is much aligned with the mission of LT&C and features on a regular basis LT&C-Examples, where tourism is supporting protected areas. Continue reading “June-edition of SEVENSEAS featured migratory bird post of LT&C”

New LT&C-Board covers 4 continents

The Norwegian registered NGO Linking Tourism & Conservation (LT&C) with its 200 members (“penguins”) is active on all continents of the globe. Now also the Board-members are based in and acting from 4 different continents. At the recent Annual General Meeting (June 28) in Hrauneyjar, Iceland, two new Board members have been elected: the German sustainable tourism expert, based on the Seychelles, Diana Körner, and the Italian conservation expert, based in Thailand, Sergio Chiarandini. They complement the Board-members, which have been there from the start of LT&C in 2014: Tourism and wildlife management expert Denise Landau, based in the US and UK, economist Ottar Nakken, based in Norway, and German conservation expert Peter Prokosch, based in Norway. Find out more about this international team.

Join last minute on a sailboat in Arctic waters of Svalbard for half the price?

We just were informed by our LT&C-member Oceanwide Expeditions that we now can offer for those deciding last minute the LT&C-Study Tour on the 33-passenger sailing schooner s/v Rembrandt van Rijn for half the ordinary price. It will take place June 27 – July 8, right in the best time of the bird breeding season in the Arctic. The same offer of 50% discount is also valid for LT&C-members for the voyage with the similar itinerary and same schooner in the time June 16 – June 27, 2017 (although not guided by an LT&C-escort).  Continue reading “Join last minute on a sailboat in Arctic waters of Svalbard for half the price?”

2017 Sustainable Destinations Top 100 – Will again LT&C-Examples be awarded?

For the third time the Sustainable Destinations Top 100 competition is organised by Green Destinations in cooperation with 20 other international organisations for sustainable tourism. The aim of the competition is to highlight success stories in destination management, and to exchange good practices between destinations. Selection involves formal nomination by destination ambassadors and evaluation by a panel of ca. 100 international experts. Last year 5 of our LT&C-Example providers (see below) where awarded as Top 100 Sustainable Destinations. We therefore encourage all of our present LT&C-Example providers to download the call for nominations for the 2017 award and thereby make their Example even better known.

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