Tag Archives: Sustainable Tourism

The world’s caught a cabin fever. Green cabin, that is!

An eco-cabin near Seattle, WA.

An eco-cabin near Seattle, WA.

There’s a new trend emerging across the United States – eco cabins. Now, this isn’t what you’re thinking – some tent shack in the woods – it’s more of an experience that blends old with new, traditional styling with modern materials and design. Recently reported in the NY Times, these types of cabins are becoming more and more popular as people search for a retreat from their usual city routine. Author Michelle Kodis was quoted in the article saying:

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Live like Genghis Khan ~ Three Camels Lodge, Gobi Desert, Mongolia

By Dian Hasan | August 19, 2009

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For all the adventure and thrill seekers, who never exhaust in seeking new adventures across the globe, glamping like Genghis Khan, replete with yurts (Mongolian tents) amid the splendor of the Mongolian desert, is now an option. Three Camel Lodge is no slacker of an eco lodge either, and takes its responsible tourism mission very seriously. Actively empowers the local community, pursues sustainable environmental practices, and helps preserve the traditions and cultures of Gobi Desert nomadic tribes, and protect its wildlife.

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Eco Geometric in the Jungle ~ V Hotel, Yelapa, Mexico

By Dian Hasan | August 16, 2009

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The hottest trend in hotel design today seems to stem for people’s inclination toward anything eco-friendly. Rustic lodges that don palapa or thatch roofs seem to be passé, so architects and designers are drumming up eco-conscious hotels and resorts that continue to make bolder design statements. And who said that geometric angular shapes are the exclusive domains of urban boutique hotels? V Hotel outside of Yelapa in Mexico, begs to differ.

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Filed under Adventure Travel, Central America, Green Hotels & Resorts, Mexico, South America