Kutoa Elephant Word Cloud Logo

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Our cool new elephant word cloud logo! What do you think? We like

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Kutoa Year in Review: Travel that Gives Back in 2013

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Ecoteer Malaysia

Checkout what some of our Kutoa members did for their local communities in 2013!  We are so proud of all that they do to support sustainable ecotourism and responsible development. 2013 in

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Winter Wool Sale – Free Shipping at Kutoa Marketplace

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Winter Wool Sale

Christmas is coming, and so are snowfights, cold commutes, and chilly winter walks.  Stock up on awesome handmade gifts from around the world at Kutoa Marketplace.  Right now, all wool products qualify for free shipping.  Hats for babies, kids, and adults ... iPad cases ... Peruvian Bags ... Baby Booties and

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All time most inspiring travel video

By at September 29, 2013 | 9:27 am | 0 Comment


Our favorite - the all time most inspiring travel video.  Enjoy. Learn and see more at   And the 2012 continuation of the journey here. I absolutely love

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Where to go, When to go, and What to do in Belize – Serenity Sands B&B

By at September 14, 2013 | 3:45 pm | 0 Comment

Serenity Sands B&B, Belize

This summer, my mother and I hopped down to Belize for a quick girls' trip for her birthday.  We stayed at the lovely Serenity Sands B&B, one of the original Kutoa members, and learned the story behind the adventurous owner. Where to go in Belize - Serenity Sands B&B Penny Lebrun, born in Wales, moved to Canada as a youngster for her father's work, married a

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Breathtaking Desert Tours for the Hardcore Adventurer

By at August 17, 2013 | 2:31 pm | 0 Comment

Hardcore Adventures

Imagine witnessing a majestic sunset, made all the more beautiful by flowering cacti and stunning bluffs. Set your desert adventure into action by taking a little time to research and book an ATV tour. Choosing between desert adventures can be difficult, given the vast selection made available by dozens of expansive state and national parks, but a few particularly notable

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Is Travel Part of the Work Life Balance?

By at March 24, 2013 | 11:23 am | 0 Comment

Kids on Inca Trail

The Mayer / Sandberg Debate on Work Life Balance Over the past two weeks, work life balance has featured prominently in the news.  Marissa Mayer, Yahoo's CEO and the youngest CEO of a Fortune 500 company, reneged on Yahoo's prized work from home tradition.  Critics skewered her for taking away the flexibility that moms and dads enjoyed while working for the internet

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How Social Entrepreneur Ben Keene Devised Tribewanted: Hip, Sustainable Living

By at March 1, 2013 | 5:11 pm | 0 Comment

Ben Keene, Tribewanted

Ben Keene, the social entrepreneur behind Tribewanted, explains how to be green through sustainable world travel and ecotourism. What did you do before you started Tribewanted?  Worked for Madventurer - an adventure travel company.  Drove Land Rovers to Timbuktu. Set-up sports projects in the South Pacific.  So, fortunately, I was never on the path to a

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Tribewanted Contest, Monestevole, Italy | Creating Sustainable Communities One At A Time

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Tribewanted Umbria Competition

  Tribewanted creates sustainable, income-earning communities around the world.  One at a time.  Local community members partner with international Tribe Members to create sustainable development, ecotourism, and a model community. Would you and a friend like to be one of the ‘first-footers’ at the launch party and opening week of Tribewanted

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Socially Green Revolution 2012: 10 Inspiring Stories on Travel that Gives Back

By at December 19, 2012 | 10:03 am | 0 Comment


Socially Green Revolution 10 Inspiring Stories of Travel that Gave Back in 2012 Hi friends, Almost the end of another year - crazy! What did Kutoa's 75 hotels, ecolodges, and adventure companies do for their communities in 2012? Read on ... and be inspired. In this newsletter: South

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PADI Dive Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil: March 8-10, 2013

By at November 14, 2012 | 2:46 pm | 0 Comment

PADI Dive Festival

PADI Dive Festival 2013 - Sao Paulo, Brazil The 11th Annual PADI Dive Festival is the biggest and most important event for the diving market in Latin America.  Hosted at Sao Paolo's giant Anhembi Parque Congress and Exhibit Center, the event is designed to capture the attention of Brazil's exploding dive market.  Vendors include equipment manufacturers, dive schools,

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A Successful Career in Travel Blogging, Travel Marketing, and Holiday Cottages: Interview with Paul Johnson

By at November 12, 2012 | 9:16 am | 0 Comment

Paul and family

Tessa Hessmiller, Founder of Kutoa, was delighted to have the opportunity to interview Paul Johnson, a successful travel blogger, online travel marketer, and owner of beautiful Lake District holiday cottages in England.  Here's what Paul had to say: The Early Years - Where are you from originally? Paul: I am from Manchester, UK, but now live an hour and a half to

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Kutoa believes that travel can impact, improve, and empower local communities. Every hotel, eco-lodge, and tour company you find on Kutoa donates directly to important local causes. Use Kutoa to find socially green hotels, safaris, honeymoons, tours, and adventures of all kinds around the globe. Get outdoors and trek off on your socially green adventure!

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