Ecotourism experts recommend best places for responsible travel

(Green Global Travel) Instead of creating a 2015 travel wish list, Green Global Travel has consulted a team of five experts on ecotourism to discover what they consider 2015’s top travel destinations. Their responses weren’t based on dreams, but on analytical data regarding the responsible, sustainable tourism opportunities each place has to offer. The panel consisted of five of the field’s most respected thought leaders:

• Jeff Greenwald- Founder of Ethical Traveler 

• Dr Martha Honey- Director of the Center for Responsible Travel

• Soraya Shattuck- Founder of Sustainable Tourism Solutions 

• Jonathan Tourtellot- Geotourism Editor of National Geographic Traveler and principal of The Destination Stewardship Center

• Megan Epler Wood- Founder of The International Ecotourism Society and Director of Harvard’s International Sustainable Tourism Initiative 

You can find out their answers here.

 

Jeremy Smith
Jeremy Smithhttp://www.jmcsmith.com
Jeremy Smith is the editor and co-founder of Travindy. He is a writer and communications consultant working for a more responsible and sustainable tourism industry. He is the author of two books, writes a fortnightly blog on responsible tourism for World Travel Market, and provides consultancy to a wide range of companies and organisations, ranging from National Parks to individual hotels and tour operators.

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