When we visit beautiful places it's natural to want our holidays
to have a positive impact on local people and their environments.
Responsible travel is about
more authentic holiday experiences that enable you to get a little
bit more out of your travels, and give a little bit more back to
destinations and local people. All holidays have positive and
negative impacts locally. Responsible travel maximises the
benefits, and minimises the negative effects of tourism.
The Responsible Tourist and
The Responsible Tourist and Traveller" brochure was
approved by the
World Committee on Tourism Ethics in May 2005 and endorsed by
UNWTO resolution A/RES/506(XVI) adopted
at Dakar, Senegal, in December 2005, by which the General Assembly
recommends the dissemination of this text to the travelling public
Download "The Responsible Tourist and Traveller"