The future of tourism: Q&A with CEO and activist Justin Francis

Following the launch of Responsible Travel’s Future of Tourism manifesto earlier this year, CEO and activist Justin Francis talks about the unprecedented challenges facing the tourism industry — and travellers themselves.

Cause & effect: five of the best ethical tours around the world

We’ve pulled together a great list of ethical tours where you’ll truly be giving back to the local communities; where it’s possible to see the tangible impact of your cash, from those that fund grassroots projects to companies ensuring locals benefit.

Top tips to reduce your carbon footprint

Want to make a positive impact on the environment when you travel? We share our top tips on how to reduce your carbon footprint on the road

7 ways to reduce your carbon footprint

It's easy to become a greener globetrotter — all it takes is some simple changes and a little extra planning to reduce your carbon footprint

The future of travel report

How will we be travelling in 2040? Will we have swapped the Alps for outer space, or might we simply be on the way to greener travel? We asked the experts what to expect

How to navigate elephant tourism in Thailand

Elephants have long been synonymous with Thailand, yet their treatment in the name of tourism is questionable. Ethical camps are few and far between but it's here we see how good life can be for these incredible animals, if treated responsibly
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Ho Chi Minh City: Trees a crowd

Vietnam's biggest city is home to thousands of trees, whose days are numbered — in more ways than one