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World Travel and Tourism Awards recognize the UAE

Posted on Thursday 10 June 2010 in United Arab Emirates


Be green on holiday - United Arab Emirates Travel News

Individuals considering new places in which they can vacation might want to start thinking about a holiday in the United Arab Emirates UAE.

According to Travel News Daily, the Emirates Resorts and Hotels recently won the World Travel and Tourism award for conservation. The annual ceremony took place in Beijing, China, at the 10th Global Travel and Tourism Summit which was held at the National Center for the Performing Arts.

The UAE organization was one of four groups commended for its commitment to sustainable tourism and eco-friendly practices, the news provider revealed. The New Zealand-based Whale Watch Kaikoura was commended for its benefit to the local community.

Other winners included the Botswana Tourism Board that received the award for Destination Stewardship, according to the news provider.

Fortunately, those considering an eco-friendly holiday will soon have a few more places from which they can choose, particularly if they are interested in caring for the planet while completing a spot of sightseeing.

Visitors heading on a holiday to the United Arab Emirates can also look for other ways to be green while traveling. Making sure to turn off lights, conserving water and remembering to recycle can also make one's trip a little greener.

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