The UN World Tourism Organization defines sustainable travel as “[travel] that takes full account of its current and future economic, social and environmental impacts, addressing the needs of visitors, the industry, the environment and host communities.” So what does that mean in practice?
“Traveling Sustainably: Keeping your footprint small while expanding your horizons” is GBRI’s guide to help you make the most sustainable travel choices this holiday season and beyond. Join us as GBRI Senior Research Associate and globetrotter Ross DiLiegro outlines what sustainable travel is, why it is important, and how to do it. The course also covers what aspects of travel have the largest negative impact and what travelers can do to reduce their impact when on the road.
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- Understand what sustainable travel is and why it is important
- Analyze examples of sustainability practices across the world to determine positives and negatives
- Identify the largest negative impacts that a person makes while traveling
- Identify the steps a traveler can take to reduce his or her negative impact
.5 CE Hours Content available online | on-demand