Tag Archives: Responsible Travel

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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Californian launches “4th World Love” to empower communities in Indonesia

By Dian Hasan | October 3, 2009 It’s always commendable when a young person steps out of their comfort zone and goes out of her/his way to help others. Especially it takes place in distant land, where there is a … Continue reading

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Green Travel Tips for a Clean Earth

Who doesn’t love to travel? If you’re constantly itching to fly to remote places and explore, or even if you’re venturing nearby for a weekend trip, than you’d benefit from the knowledge of how to help reduce the impact on … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism according to AITO, UK

By Dian Hasan | September 23, 2009 Green tourism and responsible travel are key concerns for AITO and its members. Each potential member’s sustainable tourism credentials are examined before they may join, to ensure sustainability and that local cultures and … Continue reading

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First-person look ~ VolunTourism. What’s it really like?

Have you always wondered what is it like to go overseas, on a trip and be involved in helping others? You’ve been driven to pursue these loftier ideals, but are unsure about going the distance – across oceans – to … Continue reading

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Responsible Travel and its Code of Conduct

By Dian Hasan | September 11, 2009 We’ve been blasted with the various Travel terms related to Green-, Responsible-, Eco-, Travel, Sustainable-… of late. To make sense of all the different lingo, it’s important to obtain a better understanding on … Continue reading

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Elevate your travel responsiveness, with Elevate Destinations

To travel or not to travel… seems to be the question on some people’s minds, when deciding about what responsible tourism really means. And contemplating whether to just stay closer to home and not take an overseas trip that requires … Continue reading

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