By choosing to visit the Galapagos Islands on a small tour cruise travellers can help preserve the delicate balance of these islands without completely missing out on their hidden wonders.
As one of the largest industries in the world, tourism has a significant impact on many societies. Although this impact is most often viewed in economic terms, an increasing number of researchers believes that specific forms of tourism can bring about peace, or at least decrease the possibility of conflict.
A major part of planning a trip is deciding where you’ll lay your head at night, so travelers normally spend a decent amount of time choosing accommodations. While the majority of travelers will head right to hotel chains, there are other, greener, options.
If you are frustrated with the cultural and environmental depreciation caused by tourism, Mekong Responsible Tourism have produced an e-guide for the region, which should certainly offer you something to cheer about.
If you’ve stayed at a great green hotel or B&B, know of an organisation that is doing wonderful things for ecotourism, or want to share your experiences of an eco tour or destination, then now is your chance to speak out.