Accommodation on organic farms, and B&Bs, guest houses and small
hotels where organic produce is used according to availability
Ecotourism Society an international organization that seeks to provide
sustainable benefit for local cultures and conservation needs through
tourism. The society's recent focus includes a travel consumer awareness
campaign. Good website.
Green Travel a good internet
starting point for ecotourism links; online mail-list
for discussion on ecotourism.
Ecoclub International ecotourism
club uniting ecotourists, ecotourism experts and
ecotourism providers worldwide.
Retour Foundation (www.retour.net)
: a Dutch organization whose goal is to promote sustainable tourism.
Retour has also developed a Tourism Planning Method which takes empowerment
and participation of local people as its key elements.
Concern A UK based non-profit organisation that works for more
responsible and sustainable tourism.
Equations An Indian
non-profit organisation established for research, training and promotion
of holistic tourism and work htowards transforming the inherently
expletive nature of mass commercial tourism.
CERT (Center for Environmentally
Responsible Tourism) Runs an award-scheme for tour operators working
towards high environmental standards.
Navdanya A Delhi based
organisation, Navdanya works for conservation of bodiversity, promotion
of poison free agriculture and fair trade.
Dakshinayan A non profit,
non religious, organisation providing basic education
and health care to tribal and other rural communities in India. It
also provides international and intercultural solidarity and a better
understanding of myth and reality of "third world poverty"
through its developement education programmes. A trustworthy organisation
and an interesting website.
Contact person : Mr Siddharth Sanyal.
The Friends of Shekhawati
A non profit association for the safeguard of the wall
paintings and heritage of Shekhawati region ( Rajasthan -India).The
association is also involved in promoting a responsible tourism through
awarness campain among tourists as well as locals.The Friends of Shekhawati
also finances the education of children in need.
et Action Association humanitaire pour l'éducation des
enfants et le
développement du tiers-monde.
Vacations - Veggie Holidays Directory Worldwide directory of tours,
holidays and courses offering vegetarian or vegan food.