What Boracay Taught Me About Sustainable Tourism

On my first visit to the island, I happily discovered that some of the rarest and beautiful seashells are found in the Philippines. I loved to go to Puka Beach and would collect a whole treasure trove for souvenirs. As a traveler, I had felt the need to “keep” my memories. In the years and subsequent visits since, I have learned about the environmental impact of such behavior.

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8 Tips to Become a Sustainable Traveler

Sustainable tourism is just as much about respecting other cultures as it is about supporting local enterprises and understanding how the profits will be channeled back into the community. The variety of sustainable tourism initiatives can extend from interacting with indigenous communities to closing the gender employment gap to disposing of waste properly. Here are some tips to be more sustainable.

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