of the properties and holidays selected for presentation on our website
have indicated that they meet at least 5 out of the 6 following
guidelines, which are outlined by the international
centre for responsible tourism
negative environmental, social and cultural impacts;
greater economic benefits for local people and enhancing the well-being
of host communities, by improving working conditions and access to the
local people in decisions that affect their lives and life chances.
positive contributions to the conservation of natural and cultural
heritage and to the maintenance of the world's diversity;
more enjoyable experiences for tourists through more meaningful
connections with local people, and a greater understanding of local
cultural and environmental issues.
sensitivity and engendering respect between tourists and hosts
you think your property deserves our coveted award for responsible
tourism? eMail us with the details and we promise to give it our