Community run initiatives are the most sustainable in the protection of landscapes and engagement of various stakeholders. The Baiga jewellery initiative that was started in 2018 is one such example of a sustainable initiative that now spans across 20+ community members in villages situated in Mukki and Khatiya regions of Kanha Tiger Reserve.
Rural tourism signifies the visitor’s interest in the customs of the indigenous and exotic destination. Rural tourism represents rural life, culture, art and heritage in the destination, from which the local community benefits economically and socially.
Collarwali or ‘Mataram’ ‘Respected Mother’ in Hindi, who died recently. She is a legend in the Pench Tiger Reserve that straddles the Madhya Pradesh and Maharashta borders of India.
Google encourages green travel through its new features, which help the consumer make eco friendly choices. These new features are added to Google Search & Maps with the focus on reducing carbon emissions by 2030.
The writer is an experienced travel expert in Britain and has floated a new global partnership with hotels and tour operators: TOFTigers
The Sustainable Travel Trends Survey, which was conducted among 18,327 travellers worldwide including 1,020 from India, has been rolled out to mark the World Environment Day on June 5.
COVID-19 has led to an abrupt halt in nature-based tourism around the world, marked by travel restrictions, lockdowns and closures of protected areas. Unfortunately, when tourism stops, so too do the benefits of conservation, both for wildlife and local communities alike.
Booking.com, the world’s largest online travel booking business, has released its 2020 Sustainability Report, sharing market intelligence that 80% of travelers think sustainable travel is important, and 70% are more likely to choose an accommodation if it has implemented sustainable practices.
India the least Sustainable Travel destination? Sweden has been ranked as the most sustainable country for travel in a new index. Following the Scandinavian nation in Euromonitor’s Top Countries for Sustainable Travel are Finland (second) and Austria (third). Rounding out the top […]