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Ecotourism

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Ecotour

www.ecotour.org

This site is maintained by Conservation International (CI) to promote travel that conserves the environment and respects local inhabitants. Here you can read about CI’s ecotourism work, biodiversity and tourism, destinations, and resources.

Planeta.com

www.planeta.com

Planeta.com describes itself as “a global journal of practical ecotourism,” so if you’re interested in traveling in an earth-friendly way, visit this site. Sections include Places, Events, Guides, Travelers, Ecotourism, and Headlines. Includes a wiki you can help build and maintain.

ResponsibleTravel.com

www.responsibletravel.com

Promoting “holidays that give the world a break,” this site offers hand-picked eco-friendly vacations from 270 travel companies. The site is British but also works with American travelers. Whatever your travel interests—beaches, culture, honeymoon, luxury, cycling, walking, and more—you’ll find a environmentally responsible version here.

TIES: The International Ecotourism Society

www.ecotourism.org

Founded in 1990, TIES promotes travel that “conserves the environment and supports the livelihoods of the local populations.” Learn about what TIES does, apply for membership, get facts and statistics about ecotourism, and find an ecotour for your next trip.

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