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Dayana Brooke - Women in Travel Awards 2019 Finalists

Dayana Brooke - Women in Travel Awards 2019 Finalists

YES, THE TIME HAS FINALLY ARRIVED FOR TRAVEL WEEKLY TO ANNOUNCE THE FINALISTS FOR THIS YEAR’S WOMEN IN TRAVEL AWARDS! Excited to announce our Founder Dayana Brooke has been named a finalist in this year's Sustainability Practices Champion. 'It’s an honor to be recognized and be amongst other women pioneering change in travel. For me, it’s not about an award, but realising I have a voice to speak up about Planet Earth, and it’s being heard. And it makes me more determined to be bold and outspoken about real issues that should matter to our everyday lives'. Click here to read...

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Travel Weekly AU - How to choose a reusable water for travelling?

Travel Weekly AU - How to choose a reusable water for travelling?

Drinking clean water can be quite a conundrum for travellers heading to countries where the local water may be inaccessible or unclean. By Dayana Brooke Some common water-borne diseases from unclean water are typhoid fever, cholera, hepatitis A or E, giardia, malaria and dengue fever to name a few. Which is why so many travellers and locals reach out for plastic water bottles as the only reliable source of clean water while travelling. According to a UN report, as many as 3 in every 10 people do not have access to safe or readily available water at home and twice as many do...

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Featured on The Green List

Featured on The Green List

Sustainable travel – offset your personal and corporate impact Whether for business or pleasure, we’re travelling more than ever before. And aside from ticking the carbon offset button when booking a flight, most of us give little thought to the environmental and social footprint of our jet-setting ways. Dayana Brooke wants to change this, so last year she started an ecotourism travel booking and advising agency called The Sustainable Traveller. She’s now using a 17-year long career in travel, and a lifetime of caring about the planet, to curate life-altering trips that don’t cost the earth.  continue reading ....

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Travel Weekly AU - Here's how to make 2019's biggest travel trends sustainable

Travel Weekly AU - Here's how to make 2019's biggest travel trends sustainable

It's that time of the year when the Top Travel Trends and Destinations for the New Year come flooding in. Forbes, Conde Nast, Travel and Leisure and Lonely Planet are just a few who have already published what’s hot and trending for travellers in 2019. So let’s take the trends and turn them into practical and easy sustainable travel options instead. Because the world needs more travellers to be ethical, sustainable and reduce their carbon footprint on the planet. According to Forbes, Turkey, Egypt and Morocco are now seeing growth from tourism and it seems locals are happy. Smartraveller still has these countries marked as ‘exercise high degree of caution’ so if you are...

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Travel Weekly AU - What happens to your hotel soap after check out?

Travel Weekly AU - What happens to your hotel soap after check out?

Ever wondered what happens to your hotel soap bar that you used just once? In the US alone, an estimated 2 million used hotel soap bars are thrown out every day. Simply because most people do not stay long enough in a hotel to use the entire soap. If you can take it home to continue using, then great. Or if you can bring your own, even better. As more hotels and resorts adopt refillable toiletries for hand and body wash to avoid excess packaging, plastics and waste, there are still many who offer individually wrapped soap bars that are often...

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