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    News – 29th October

    The Newest Dedications to the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, fondly known by fans as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, are currently on their Australia and South Pacific tour. The 16-day tour is the first international tour for the newly married couple, which coincides with the Invictus Games.

    Whilst in Tonga, Harry and Meghan have dedicated two forest reserves to the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy environmental initiative. The initiative, which began in 2015 has 42 of the 53 commonwealth countries in participation. The Queens’ Commonwealth Canopy is focused on uniting the commonwealth countries through a mutual want in conserving our forests for future generations.

    “Planting trees and conserving forests helps us in so many ways,” Harry said. “It is a simple but effective way to restore and repair our environment, clean the air and protect habitat.”

    The dedication took place at Tupou College, a high school founded in 1866 and believed to be the oldest school in the region. One dedication was made to the last remaining forest on Tonga’s main island, Tongatapu, and the other on the island of Eua.

    Yoga and The Mindful Traveller

    Gifts are coming early to Hurawalhi Island Resort in the Maldives. For the month of December, mindful travellers have the unique opportunity to experience Sunset Yoga on Hurawalhi’s private Dream Island beach. The experience is hosted by none other than Youtube fitness guru Meggan Grubb and will take you on a journey of serenity and inner peace.

    Meggan teaches a simple yet effective practice which include traditional yoga poses, breathing techniques and a strong focus on the inner self and finding Zen. The modern-age guru has over one million followers on Instagram. Meggan can help you soak up the sunshine, become one with the ocean and perhaps get a snap for your own Instagram.

    For those who want to feel the connective flow of the mind and body with nature, then treat yourself to an extra special gift this holiday period at Hurawalhi Island Resort.

    For more personalised information tips and advice, or to book these experiences, contact your local TravelManagers’ personal travel manager here

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