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Rent ‘n Connect: Offering connectivity with affordability

As the world looks at ways to grapple with the ongoing coronavirus, connectivity in times like these remains crucial. Be it for travelers or employees stranded at destinations with limited access to WIFI or just areas with limited public access to the internet, Rent ‘n Connect is working hard to ...
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3 ways to help the tourism industry during the coronavirus crisis

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having unprecedented consequences worldwide and it’s no surprise that the hardest hit industries are the tourism and hospitality industries. It’s hard to see the world’s most lively places deserted as people are asked to stay confined. Shops, hotels and tourist attractions are closing down, global travel ...
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The sustainability-conscious hospitality event you need to know about

After a successful event in Istanbul last month, One Planet Rating founder and CEO Richard Lindberg is headed to Amsterdam in March to attend a conference, conducted by I Meet Hotel, as a panelist. Richard is participating in the discussion on how the hospitality industry can up their game in ...
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The most influential sustainable tourism trends of 2019

Whether you agree or disagree with her, there’s hardly a chance you could have ignored Greta Thunberg this year. And if you did, US President Donald Trump made sure the teen and her message reached headlines. Greta’s environmental movement gathered steam in 2019 and her travels and calls to actions ...
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Connecting hoteliers to the future of hospitality: The mission of I Meet Hotel

Our founder and CEO Richard Lindberg is headed to Istanbul next month to participate in a conference conducted by I Meet Hotel. Richard is participating in the discussion on how the hospitality industry can lessen its environmental footprint. We were interested in getting to know I Meet Hotel, the organizers ...
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What is slow travel? Why you should take a pause and experience your next trip through new eyes.

Photo by Homero Esparza Guillen from Pexels Traveling can be one of the most rewarding and memorable experiences, especially if done right.  Learning about new places, exploring cultures and meeting new people. But have you ever felt exhausted after returning from your trip? Have you felt that you need a ...
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sustainable business travel

3 ways to make business travel sustainable

In recent news, Hotelbeds, a travel tech company based out of Palma, Spain, and operating a hotel distribution platform, announced it has been certified for the second consecutive year as a Carbon Neutral Organisation by Carbon Fooprint Ltd. What can we learn from Hotelbeds about sustainable business travel? Given that ...
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5 ways you can help reduce over-tourism

So we’ve seen how over-tourism has been killing destinations across the world. One of our blog contributors, Silvija Rumiha, founder of Zero Waste Bali – Bali’s first zero waste bulk store - inspired us with her story on tackling the ill effects of over-tourism on the island. Silvia’s journey may seem ...
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Visit these Indian villages to get a feel of “Sustainability – the rural way”

For most part, travelers generally focus on cities and adjoining areas and often ignore what might truly reflect the culture and society of a country - the rural belt. Take India for example - think of a trip there and you’re wondering mainstream cities such as Mumbai or Delhi. Or, ...
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Don’t forget doing this on your next Overlanding trip

Our latest blog post is penned by Evelin Weiss from the team at OverlandSite. If you're keen on knowing more about overlanding or how you can make your trip a lot more environmentally friendly, read on. With great overlanding and extensive experience, the team at OverlandSite.com is amongst the best, promoting ...
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