The term responsible was coined and emphasised to bring in the communities involved in tourism related activities. It means treating others the way they wish to be treated.
It is the responsibility of those working in the tourist trade embrace the values our counterparts wish developed, then we can make a huge leap forward. The main aim is to involve locals, listening to visitors comments and creating the opportunity that connect top-down and grass roots efforts.
We as Travel Planners play the role of principal players, where we promote resorts/hotels dedicated to responsible tourism
It concludes with a commitment ‘to work with others to take responsibility for achieving the economic, social and environmental component. Responsible tourism is based on ethics and human rights. It also means support for community-based travelers’ programs, including homestays, guest cottages, ethno-museums, and educational programs that bring tourist dollars directly into communities’s of responsible and sustainable tourism.