By definition, responsible travel is the kind that minimises the negative impacts and maximises the positive impacts for the destination and its people. To make good choices in this regard, prospective travellers need to partner with ethical tourism businesses.
There are many noble motivations to volunteer locally or abroad – like a desire to give, experience new cultures, forge new friendships and broaden your horizons. Sadly, not all volunteer programmes are created equal. This makes careful research essential to finding an ethical volunteering opportunity.