Las Casas de EA Astei is a rural home in the Basque Country that is taking energy efficiency to the next level. This is the success story of both Mertxe Begiristain, who manages the tourism business, and her son, whose architecture, design and engineering skills have led to the creation of the first home in Spain to produce more energy than it consumes. Built primarily out of biodegradable, renewable and ecological materials, this rural home seeks maximum integration with its surrounding environment.
Meet Jane Ashton, Director of Sustainable Development at TUI Group, world’s largest travel company: learn about TUI’s sustainability challenges & successes.
Meet Carlos Sandoval, owner and manager of Yacutinga Eco-Lodge in Argentina and ecotourism pioneer.
Paul Peeters, Director of the Center for Sustainable Tourism and Transport, discusses the issue of tourism transportation and its effect on climate change.
Interview with Martha Honey on her work at the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) in the USA and sustainable tourism priorities.