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Things to do before you leave on your trip:
Turn water heater to vacations or lowest setting
Turn off AC/Heat or adjust down enough to keep plants protected
Turn water off at outside connections
Appliances should be unplugged
Turn off Icemakers
Stop newspapers and mail while out of town
Reuse towels tell cleaning service that you do not want them changed daily
Ask cleaning also not to change sheets daily
Turn off lights when leaving room
Keep heat and air setting down while not in room
Take your own shampoo and soaps- cuts down on waste of containers
Reduce amount of water when bathing
Use hotel recycle programs
What is Green Travel?
More and more you are hearing enviromental phases in the media, organic, eco-conscious, responsible and sustainable. What does this all mean?
Eco-Resorts and Tour Operators:
There are several eco-resorts located in areas such as:
Africa, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Belize and United States.
Aloha, Seven Seas Travel has knowledgable advisors to assist you with your green travel needs.
Websites for more general information:
Cruise lines going "Green"
Many cruise lines are making changes to help the environment.
Adding recycling centers all around the ship helps reduce waste on each ship.
Adding G E's alternative engine technology to their newest ships has reduced emissions by at least 80%.
Princess Cruise Line has started plugging into electrical power at port in San Francisco, Juneau and Seattle.
Norwegian Cruise Line introduced a recycling program to take all the used cooking oil (15,000 gal) to convert to biodiesel fuel.