Responsible Tourism is a practical guide, which aims to help you make your trip an enriching experience. The advice presented below is based on the World Code of Ethics for Tourism of the World Tourism Organization.
Let’s help conserve the natural environment and protect the flora and fauna and their habitat, do not buy products made from endangered plants or animals. Tourist activities should be practiced with respect for artistic, archaeological and cultural heritage, respecting cultural resources.
Your trip can contribute to economic and social development, I bought local crafts and products to support the local economy.
Collect all possible information about your destination.
- Ecological places:
Choose services that offer quality and respect for the environment.
They look for products that are an expression of the local culture.
- Waste Disposal:
Try to minimize the generation of waste, as they are the main source of pollution.
Respect the artistic, archaeological and cultural heritage.
- Visit to Ecosystems:
If you visit sensitive ecosystems, such as Natural Protected Areas, learn how to cause the least possible impact so as not to degrade it.
- Natural resources:
Use natural resources, such as water and energy in moderation.
- Flora and fauna:
Do not acquire protected flora and fauna, or products of these species.