Photos Without The Footprint

Our individual carbon footprints have come under increasing levels of scrutiny in recent years. Flying significantly adds to our footprint and many of us do what we can in an attempt to offset that gigantic footprint generated by our flying habits. The nature of my work makes this difficult as I fly around in helicopters…

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ANA Green Jet

It’s no secret that flying isn’t the most sustainable form of travel, however, apart from travelling overseas less as consumers, are there opportunities for aircraft to be even a little more environmentally friendly? The travel alternatives to get halfway across the world are somewhat limited for now. So, can anything be done? Japan’s largest 5-Star…

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The Positive Impact of Togetherness

At TourRadar, we want to make it easy for people to travel responsibly. We endeavour to ensure that sustainably organised adventures have a positive impact on people and the planet. We strive to connect people to life-enriching adventures while helping protect the planet. We believe that travel is a superpower that, when wielded correctly, can…

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To Travel Better, We Need a Plan. It Just So Happens We Have One

For most, the past two and a half years have seen travel plans being placed firmly on the backburner. For the first time, we have been shown what a privilege travel is – something to be valued and cherished, not taken for granted. But, as borders remained closed, so did opportunities for those who relied…

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Travel For Good Foreword

I am very honoured to be asked to contribute to the _FOR GOOD series of publications and specifically Travel For Good. This phrase ‘travel for good’ has been used as long as I can remember being in travel. As the industry grew exponentially in the 1980s and 1990s, it seemed to justify its growth impact…

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Tourism for Good

At ABTA we believe that travel and tourism is a powerful force for good: creating economic and social value, sustaining jobs, supporting businesses, and boosting inward investment; not only for destinations where many livelihoods depend on tourism, but also here in the UK, where it makes a significant contribution. Tourism will increasingly play a unique…

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Destinations Aim Towards Global Sustainable Tourism

We will always want to travel and explore. Travel provides exceptional cultural insights and understanding, allowing sustainability, equality, diversity, and inclusivity to become an integral managed part of the planet’s future. Antor, the Association of National Tourist Office Representatives’ purpose is to be recognised as one of the foremost advocates of sustainable, responsible tourism and…

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Responsible Travel Q&A

Responses are from Justin Francis, co-founder and CEO of Responsible Travel. So, what inspired you to start up Responsible Travel?    I began my career in advertising, selling sugary cereals and tobacco, and it never sat right with me. I admired the vision of The Body Shop’s founder, Anita Roddick, and started work there. She became a…

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