The coming decade will be tourism’s most important writes Responsible Travel founder and chief executive Justin Francis.
Responsible travel has now worked its way into popular consciousness, but the industry has yet to face deep scrutiny on its contribution to global heating and environmental degradation.
This decade, that will change. Tourism must embark on a radical programme of carbon reduction, tackle biodiversity loss and the global scourge of plastic waste.
It’s a monumental challenge. But solutions and opportunities abound. So what might the 2020s bring?