"Carrying on as before, or just tweaking business as usual is not an option." Tourism Declares Climate Emergency is a network of tourism industry organizations and professionals working together to promote concrete solutions to reduce our climate footprints.
The example of Museu de Favela (MUF), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, highlights various opportunities and challenges associated with tourism development, and the importance of local engagement and leadership when sharing the stories of local communities with travelers.
Who’s responsible for educating travelers about responsible behavior? Some examples of tourism organizations and initiatives helping travelers travel more responsibly. Everyone involved in benefiting from tourism, including travelers, should be responsible for responsible travel education.