Tag Archives: Responsible Tourism

Responsible Tourism ~ inspirational and impactful. Some personal accounts.

The travel creature in all of us will certainly attest to the power of travel and how it “broadens the mind”. We also acknowledge travel for its addictive nature! I, for one, am a firm believer. And although the purpose … 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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Indonesia’s Eco Lodges ties links with Sustainable Travel International

By Dian Hasan | July 20, 2010 After finalizing a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind agreement, Sustainable Travel International (STI), a non-profit global leader in sustainable development and responsible tourism, announced today their collaboration with Eco Lodges Indonesia (ELI), a pioneering, ecotourism provider … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s Orang Utans up close and personal

By Dian Hasan | July 16, 2010 The playful Orang Utans at Camp Leakey, Tanjung Puting National Park, Indonesian Borneo. Photo: Nicole Duke To understand the plight of the mighty Orang Utan, the magnificent orange apes that are native to … 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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Sonu Shivdasani ~ a man and his eco hospitality dream

By Dian Hasan | July 8, 2010 Sonu Shivdasani, the founder and CEO of Six Senses Resorts & Spas, tells Claire Ferris-Lay how he managed to create some of the world’s most luxurious hotels and still stay green. Sonu Shivdasani … Continue reading

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