I Pledge

...to read up on and understand the local culture in the destination I am travelling to, and promise to respect my hosts, their way of life, and their way of dress by packing appropriately.

Yes - I Pledge See Another Pledge
Close

More Information.

Responsible tourism comes down to respect; examine both sides of the debate surrounding poverty tourism around the world. Who Does Slum Tourism Benefit?

There is ongoing debate about whether you should give money directly to people in need or on the streets in destinations (poor or otherwise) around the world. Here are various perspectives on the issue. The Atlantic, ThamesReach, The BBC

Dark tourism:
Similarly, another debate focuses on the rise of dark tourism. National Geographic, The Guardian, The Independent, The Atlantic

Share

You have made 0 Pledges
See my pledges
0:00
0:00
Close

Thank you, your pledges have been submitted

Continue my pledges

Thank you for helping make the world a better place. You are evidence that Travel & Tourism can be used as a force for good!

Please complete your info below to keep up to date with what progress is being made in each of these areas (we promise not to spam you).

pledge selected tick indicator

Demand sustainability

pledge selected tick indicator

Respect people & culture

pledge selected tick indicator

Conserve water

pledge selected tick indicator

Minimise plastics

pledge selected tick indicator

Buy local

pledge selected tick indicator

Protect animals

pledge selected tick indicator

Respect history

pledge selected tick indicator

Offset your impact

pledge selected tick indicator

Educate yourself

pledge selected tick indicator

Speak up