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Fun Facts About Sea Turtles

Sea turtles have long captivated tourists worldwide. Spotting one of these majestic creatures is often the highlight of coastal vacations. But sadly, sea turtles are

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Vail: Nature’s Retreat

Since its incorporation in the 1960s, there’s been rapid change in the Town of Vail. The rise of tourism has led the community to consider what they can do to support the residents, the wildlife, and the creek. In this film, we learn about how caring the community is, and...

With their allure of outdoor adventure and breathtaking wilderness, mountain resorts are ever-popular tourism destinations. In fact, according to UNEP, mountain areas generate about 15-20 percent of global tourism. As with any popular tourism destination, it is important to make sure that growth and development in mountain resorts happens in...

Vail, Colorado (July 20, 2018) – Today, Vail announced their certification as a sustainable mountain resort destination. Vail is the first destination in the world to be certified to the Mountain IDEAL sustainable destination standard. Additionally, Vail’s adherence to the Global Sustainable Tourism Council’s (GSTC) destination criteria makes it the...

Vail, CO (July 13, 2017) — After months of preparation, Vail will be hosting an independent site visit next week to determine if it has met the criteria needed to become the first Certified Sustainable Destination in the U.S. The certification process is sponsored by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council...