Project Greenify - Travel Sustainably

Road to Sustainable Tourism

We all know that tourism is one of the best ways to boost the economy of a certain place.

But, has it ever crossed your mind that traveling has its drawbacks especially in our environment? Not just that though, it can also affect our socio-cultural aspect when not managed well.

But how can you give up traveling? I mean, to most people, this is the only way for them to escape reality.

Thus, the need for a sustainable tourism. Project Greenify has prepared this blog so you can all enjoy your little adventures in a more sustainable and eco-friendly way.

But before we go to that, let’s first talk about what sustainable tourism is.



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What Is Sustainable Tourism?

Sustainable tourism focuses on increasing the benefits to all stakeholders while reducing the negative impacts on the economy, society, and environment.

According to World Health Organization, for it to work, it requires continuous monitoring of the impacts. Introducing ways to prevent damages and raising awareness about sustainability.

If everyone will join hands and make this their sustainable goals, tourism can play a big role in the socio, cultural, economic, environmental, and political development of a country.

Practicing sustainable tourism will not only give you a memorable experience, but you will also be able to leave a big impact not just on our environment, but on other aspects as well.

Now that you know what sustainable tourism is, let us now see how you can be a sustainable traveler.

How to Become a Sustainable Traveler?

I bet that most of us don’t realize how wasteful we are when traveling. But there are simple ways to avoid that.

Let’s start being a sustainable traveler by following these green tips:



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6 Green Travel Tips

  1. Pack Lightly – Before your trip, decide your OOTDs and pack only those necessary. Packing lightly means less fuel being used for your transportation. It will also save you from dragging heavy luggage when you’re traveling.
  2. Bring your tote bag – instead of plastic bags, use a reusable tote bag when shopping.
  3. Drink from reusable water bottles – instead of buying plastic bottles, use a reusable one and just refill it again when you need water.
  4. Save electricity – every time you leave your room, make sure that all lights and other appliances are turned off.
  5. Go for more sustainable methods of transportation – walk or ride a bicycle when touring around your destination. Take a train or bus instead of flying. That way, you can enjoy your little adventures more.
  6. Be respectful – Don’t litter. Just observe and don’t touch the wildlife. Stick to the proper trekking trail and don’t support unethical tourism.

These things are just some of the green tips that you can follow when you want to be a sustainable traveler.

Level up your adventures and be a sustainable green traveller now!

Source:

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