Always wondered what you can do for sustainable travel experiences? The TreadRight Foundation has released a new video showcasing sustainable travel tips so you can do just that. The Foundation recognized that beyond the desire to be a sustainable traveler, many find it challenging to adopt the practices needed to travel responsibly. Based on TreadRight’s new 2020 Make Travel Matter Checklist, the video can be found on their YouTube channel.
To support people in the process of choosing to travel sustainably, and introduce the ways they can have an impact, the new fun and shareable video aims to provide practical tools to become a conscious traveler using a positive tone as to make sustainable travel more accessible. In 2019, on World Tourism Day, all team members of The Travel Corporation and its 42 award-winning family-owned and run brands including personally committed to TreadRight’s ethos.
As travelers, as travel providers and members of the global travel industry, they adopted the #MakeTravelMatter Pledge: We will make travel matter – for our planet, for people and for wildlife. The next step was to then put The Pledge into practice. TreadRight’s video, which is a guide for travelers and aligned with the #MakeTravelMatter Pledge, helps them consider the ways in which they prepare for travel.
How people interact with local communities while traveling and share positive messages upon their return is important. It sheds light on how both big and small choices can have major impacts on the planet. Considerations for travelers addressed in the video include what to pack, single-use plastics, the ethical treatment of wildlife and how to support local economies and cultures. Go ahead and download their handy pdf checklist for future use.
How are you traveling sustainably? Share your recommendations in the comments below.
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