Sustainable Tourism

How Can We Democratise Tourism?

Justin Francis | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Justin Francis

We have various hypotheses about the possible benefits of these trips - in time we'll try to research and prove them but in the meantime it's my personal belief that travel can have a transformative effect, that it can foster a greater understanding of other cultures and to open our eyes to the possibilities in the world.

Ways To Make Your Holiday More Sustainable

Georgina Wilson-Powell | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Georgina Wilson-Powell

2017 has been dubbed the year of sustainable tourism and development by the UN's World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). No longer a quirky aside or limited to the odd off-grid eco-lodge, going green when going abroad is where it's at.

Can Responsible Tourism Change Our Attitude to Strangers for the Better?

Justin Francis | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK
Justin Francis

Today marks the start of a new era for responsible tourism. Today at Responsible Travel we re-launch our website and go head to head with the mass tou...

Best Eco Friendly Resorts in Thailand (PICTURES)

Sarah O'Meara | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah O'Meara

Stepping out of the luxury speedboat sent to pick up guests of Soneva Kiri, the calm atmosphere of the resort has a tangible quality. As the latest addition to the hugely successful resort range pioneered developed by husband and wife team, Sonu Shivdasani and Eva Malmström Shivdasani, Soneva Kiri on Koh Kood island is a flawless, high-end version of what it means to have an eco-friendly holiday.

New Headline Sponsor Announced for 2013 World Responsible Tourism Awards

Lara Solomon | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK
Lara Solomon

The Sultanate of Oman Ministry of Tourism has cemented its commitment to responsible tourism by becoming the headline sponsor of the 2013 World Responsible Tourism Awards.

Sustainable Tourism: Barking Up the Wrong Tree

Rooksana Hossenally | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK
Rooksana Hossenally

What we need, controlled building regulations aside, is to go back to the drawing board in order to encourage a country's competitiveness by building on its local source unique assets like its culture, landmarks, food, people, architecture and any other authentic aspect of that destination that is capable of differentiating each destination from the next.