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Call for comments on the GER® Standard

The Long Run Initiative announces the beginning of a one month public consultation process of the Global Ecosphere Retreats® (GER) Standard. We are reaching out to our stakeholders and all our valued members and supporters, to ensure the revised standard reflects your aspiration and expectation from Long Run Iniative as a leading global sustainability initiative. We request your comments and input. We hope you will find the time to do so before 15th of July 2014.

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Vamizi Island Joins the Long Run Initiative

The Long Run Initiative is proud to announce that that Vamizi Island (Mozambique) is their latest official supporter having joined the global membership on. This means that Vamizi directly manages or significantly influences the management of a natural area of conservation value with defined geographical boundaries, have signed The Long Run Charter and are committed to achieving sustainability through a holistic balance of the 4Cs: Conservation, Community, Culture and Commerce.

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LRI May 2014 Newsletter

The Long Run Initiative Newsletter May 2014

The Long Run Initiative is happy to share with you the latest news from its global membership of sustainable ‎travel destinations and businesses in its May newsletter. In this issue, find out how mobile technology can be used to integrate culture into community life, and how magic is a platform for communicating conservation efforts. Read on to also find out when the next global travel events will place and sample some of the new offers from the Long Run Destinations. Happy reading!

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WTM Africa 2014, the Long Run Initiative, LRI, Zeitz Foundation

The Long Run Initiative’s Coordinator Attends World Travel Market (WTM) Africa.

The Long Run Initiative was represented by Dr. Anne-Kathrin Zschiegner, the LRI Coordinator, during the inaugural World Travel Market (WTM) Africa, which took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 2nd – 3rd May.

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