Ishita Khanna illustrates the initiatives undertaken by Ecosphere to uplift the lives of communities in the remote Himalayan alpine valley of Spiti through homestays and community-based tourism.
Costas Christ reflects on the very beginnings of the ecotourism movement, how it became all about sustainable tourism, and what the future of responsible travel might look like.
Goverdhan Rathore shares how, together with his father and friends he has been protecting the tiger population in Ranthambore National Park, and why India urgently needs a sustainability strategy for its tourism development.
Manav Khanduja explains how locals are key to conserving forests and wildlife, and what Pugdundee Safaris is doing to cope with the current lockdown provoked by the coronavirus.
Brett Tollman of The Travel Corporation (TTC) discusses the importance of sustainability in tourism, and how his company helps to advance it, via the TreadRight Foundation.