Category Archives: Ecotourism

Ecotourism explained ~ it pays for travelers to educate themselves [2]

In an ocean of terminology regarding what’s green travel and what’s not, here are some pointers from The Sierra Club, on what to look out for, and what you can do personally to ensure your travels render minimum impact on … Continue reading

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Ecotourism explained ~ it pays for travelers to educate themselves [1]

In the travel industry, the terms “Ecotourism”, “Sustainable Tourism”, and “Responsible Tourism is HOT! No arguing about that. But what do these terms really mean, and how can we – as travelers – assure ourselves that these terms are used correctly by … Continue reading

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Terminology explained ~ Ecotourism

Ecotourism Definition: “Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.” (TIES, 1990) Principles of Ecotourism: Ecotourism is about uniting conservation, communities, and sustainable travel. This means that those who implement and participate … Continue reading

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Terminology explained ~ Ecotourism, as experts see it

By Dian Hasan | July 23, 2010 In the quest to understand certain terminology, specifically those related to ecotourism, that must be sustainable and provide a direct impact to the immediate communities and the environment, it’s best to peer into … Continue reading

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Terminology explained ~ Ecotourism, as experts see it

By Dian Hasan | July 23, 2010 In the quest to understand certain terminology, specifically those related to ecotourism, that must be sustainable and provide a direct impact to the immediate communities and the environment, it’s best to peer into … Continue reading

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Doing good through ecotourism in Indonesia’s Wild East

By Dian Hasan | July 14, 2010 In my interest in observing the travel industry, it’s always a breath of fresh air to see how travel-players (yes, including the travelers themselves) do their part in bringing about change to their … Continue reading

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Whimsical Bamboo ~ Soneva Kiri Resort Children’s Activity & Learning Center

By Dian Hasan | July 8, 2010 Located in the Soneva Kiri Resort on the Thai island of Koh Kood, this Children’s Activity and Learning Center provides visiting children a wide range of entertaining activities, giving them both creative and … Continue reading

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