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CONSCIOUS TOURISM & RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL

Simple changes can make a big impact when you choose to travel more responsibly

Over the past two decades, millions of flights have carried passengers to destinations all over the world. It has never been easier to discover exotic locations, meet people from other cultures and have experiences that last a lifetime.

In recent years, the demand for global travel has grown faster than most destinations can keep up. A need for more responsible travel and conscious tourism has arisen as many countries and cities struggle to sustain the high influx of so many international tourists at once. This surge in tourism puts pressure on the economy, the environment and those living in local communities.

As global explorers, adventurers and wanderlusters, we can help local communities and international destinations benefit from tourism in more sustainable and responsible ways.

Simple changes to everyday choices, such as the way we interact with other cultures, how we spend our money, what we choose to eat and where we stay can support the people living locally and impact the environment in a genuine and meaningful way.

Sustainable practices and more mindful travel choices result in responsible tourism and conscious travel.

Let’s make the world a better place, one trip at a time.

FEATURED ARTICLES

Have you heard the term 'tourism leakage' before? Rebecca Thomas explores the different types of tourism leakage and offers practical suggestions on how it can be reduced. Learn how you can keep more of your spending money within the destinations you visit.

Community-based tourism, also known as CBT, has the power to transform communities and destinations around the world. This village in Northern Thailand has benefited from Fair Tourism Foundation's CBT program in many ways. Learn more about CBT and how these initiatives have positively impacted the local community in Huay Pu Keng.

Finding ways to shop more responsibly while travelling can feel daunting. Here are nine of the best shopping tips to help you become a more conscious traveller during your next adventure.

Three sustainable clothing brands that have been tried and tested for travel. We recommend exploring the range available at Vege Threads, Team Timbuktu and Icebreaker.

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We are passionate about promoting destinations, businesses and brands that offer ethical and responsible experiences for travellers.

FEATURED

Have you heard the term 'tourism leakage' before? Rebecca Thomas explores the different types of tourism leakage and offers practical suggestions on how it can be reduced. Learn how you can keep more of your spending money within the destinations you visit.

Community-based tourism, also known as CBT, has the power to transform communities and destinations around the world. This village in Northern Thailand has benefited from Fair Tourism Foundation's CBT program in many ways. Learn more about CBT and how these initiatives have positively impacted the local community in Huay Pu Keng.

Our Purpose

We are advocates for conscious travel and responsible tourism

At Wanderlust with a Purpose, we aim to inspire millions of people to see more of the incredible planet we all share, responsibly.

Our mission is to advocate for conscious travel and responsible tourism through education and awareness. We share new ways of thinking and inspire others to learn more about the positive travel movement.

Our community promotes ethical alternatives to the mainstream tourism industry by supporting destinations, businesses and international experiences that align with our mission.