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Responsible Travel is the first place to look for an ethical holiday.

In 2001, they set out to find tour operators and hoteliers committed to responsible tourism – tourism that helps to support local communities and conservation. Now, with over 6000 real, authentic and responsible holidays listed online and over 7000 independent and unedited reviews from customers who have been bowled over by their experience, they are changing the way to holiday!

Why do we love Responsible Travel?

Because they check up - so we don't have to!
Responsible TravelResponsible Travel ask all their holiday providers to sign up to a promise, explaining how they address the environmental and sustainability issues that are most important in their local area, including things like: Wildlife, waste, water, energy, buildings, transport and suppliers. They then monitor all reviews and are not afraid to ditch a provider if they fail to live up to their promises.

They also founded and run The Responsible Tourism Awards to inspire change in the tourism industry. The Awards rest on a simple principle – that all types of tourism, from niche to mainstream, can and should be organised in a way that preserves, respects and benefits destinations and local people. Excellent work!

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