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Center for Sustainable Tourism
Renewable Energy in Tourism Initiative

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RETI Partners
University of Colorado at Boulder Energy Initiative:

Center for Sustainable Tourism East Carolina University:

National Renewable Energy Laboratory:

Miles Media:

Lead Author & Researcher
Sustainable Travel International:

Useful Resources
Discovery Channel - Planet Green:

American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) -
Renewable Energy Finance Network (REFIN):

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Energy Programs:
(see Green Power Partnership & Energy Star programs)

International Air Transport Association (IATA) Environment page:

Global Bioenergy Partnership:

Methane to Markets:

National Park Service's Climate Friendly Parks Program:

National Ski Area Association Sustainable Slopes Program:

Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership – Project development tools:

Switched On: Renewable Energy Opportunities in the Tourism Industry, published by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP):


The Travel Foundation:

Washington International Renewable Energy Conference:

United States Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Programs:

White House Energy Security Page:

R.E.T.I. Resources
R.E.T.I. Introduction at S.O.S. Conference, Feb. 2008

Latest Update on R.E.T.I. Activities & Plans





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Cruise Line Sector

Public Lands Sector

Ski Resort Sector

Tour Operator Sector

Public Comment Provided By:
Ariane Janer, EcoBrasil
Alistair Mclean, Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO)
Amy Hammond, BioRegional Consulting Ltd
Chris Romer, Vail Valley Partnership
David M. Stipanuk, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University
Dianne Paton, Air Newzealand
Geoff Gabites, Adventure South Ltd
Kathryn Maxwell, New Zealand Department of Conservation
Kevin Schwartz, Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa
Patrick Thorne, Save Our Snow
Terry Prichard & Nancy Mertz, Sea Kayak Adventures, Inc