The Ethical Way to Go on a Safari Holiday


What is ethical tourism and how can you ensure that your safari holiday is an ethical one? Responsible travel comes in many different forms, whether it’s a positive impact on wildlife, the environment, or local communities. However, when planning and booking a safari, it can be tricky to figure out whether your tourism dollars are […]

Should you use Airbnb?


In the decade or so since their beginnings as matchmakers for lonely spare rooms, online letting platforms in the new sharing economy have mushroomed, and morphed into popular players in the holiday property rental market. But the internet is humming with fury and anxiety about the havoc this new travel phenomenom is causing. Is the […]

Ethical Animal Encounters


It always surprises me how long it’s taken for the world to realise that most of the animal tourism activities we have participated in for many years involves the harm and exploitation of animals. Only recently have animal activists begun to break through the social media feeds to shed light on the harmful effects of […]

A Guide to Ethical Roadtrip Travel in the UK


This is a guest post contribution from Jane Fournier, a freelance content manager and writer. Thanks again, Jane, for writing and sharing your article with us.  Britain is projected to have a tourism industry worth over £257 billion by 2025 –  as reported by Visit Brian – which is just under 10% of UK GDP. […]

International Seminar on Tourism and Rights


The “International Seminar on Tourism and Rights – a Map of Contradictions” took place between 12 and 13 June at Sesc 24 de Maio, São Paulo. The conference was a chance to reflect on the democratisation of access and the impacts of tourist practices. Tourism Concern has worked with SESC previously and Mark Watson was […]

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