Tag Archives: sustainable tourism

All You Need Is Ecuador

“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher What does it mean for a national government to actively support tourism? How does that play out, and what … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gross National Happiness

Imagine. Imagine a world where the government really, truly looks out for everyone’s best interests. Because Bhutan is high in the Himalayas, wedged between India and Tibetan China, it has never been colonized. They existed behind closed borders until the 1950’s. … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Is Ecotourism?

Many terms are used these days to refer to similar overlapping ideas about responsible tourism.  Wikipedia defines Ecotourism as “tourism involving visiting fragile, pristine, and relatively undisturbed natural areas….Ecotourism focuses on socially responsible travel, personal growth, and environmental sustainability. (It) … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment