How one company looks to avoid white saviour mentality and the legacy of paternalism when creating impact focussed trips
Equality in Tourism campaign looks to enable women farmers to benefit from the lucrative tourism activities happening around Kilimanjaro
First voluntourism packages launched to bring international travellers back to the Nature Island and assist in its restoration and rebuild.
Overtourism, certification, carbon, and communications were among the topics addressed in the first day of the responsible tourism programme at World Travel market in London
Report says evenues generated by small business enterprises are eight times higher in villages with tourism infrastructure than in those without
There’s many examples within the ski industry of brands that are raising the standard for green manufacturing.
95% of guides who have completed the course say they will increase the positive contribution of tours to the local economy and minimize environmental impact.
Responsible travel platform launches in English-speaking territories worldwide and commits to offsets all impacts from trips
Michal Alter speaks about how Visit.org is connecting travellers with transformative travel experiences inspiring social impact organisations around the world
Indigenous tourism can offer opportunities to foster reconciliation, using tourism to bridge the cultural divides and create better futures by sharing culture, knowledge and country.
The reason for these ‘accidents’, neglect and lack of duty of care for elephants or their mahouts is often simple. It’s an issue of profit for those running elephant camps.
Thomas Cook has committed to stop selling tickets to some wildlife attractions following an independent review into animal welfare standards.
Responsible Travel announced it will no longer be promoting trips that include visits to zoos. It’s the first travel company to publicly make such a move.
A spokesperson for the Austrian Alpine Association has called for the end of Alpine skiing in light of a report which claims developments are causing catastrophic damage to mountain areas in the Alps.
Veteran outfitter, O.A.R.S., is inviting families across the country to turn off their devices and tune into nature together for at least four days this summer as part of the company’s new #100HoursUnplugged challenge. Multiple studies show that America’s youth now log more than 7.5 hours of screen time per day.
EuroVelo, a project of the European Cyclists´ Federation which comprises a network of 15 long distance cycle routes that connect the European continent, is launching a new, improved cycling map. Following the success of the previous edition, the 2017 map will be the main promotional tool for the network over the coming years.
We speak to the co-founder of award winners Loola Resorts about his approach to running incredibly successful beach tourism holidays where groups of adults and children not only get to play at the beach, they get involved in deeply engaging community outreach programmes too.
The Pebble Beach Resort the 2017 IAGTO Sustainability Award for their water reclamation program and renewable energy project.