Sustainable travel enables us to become true travelers, who explore with purpose. This form of travel provides us with opportunities to give back to local communities and in turn, helps to evolve eco-friendly tourism, while keeping natural environments safe while and fostering cultures and traditions in communities.
This is why Adventures in Voluntourism creates meaningful and memorable sustainable travel experiences.
Sustainable travel considers the world around us. It is about the people we meet, the places we go, and the special moments we experience along the way. It enables us to travel with greater awareness and grants us with the ability to experience new adventures with an open-minded outlook. Ultimately, sustainable travel reminds us of the true meaning of travel by empowering us to save and appreciate the wonders of the world even more!
Here are 5 reasons why sustainable travel is the top travel trend for 2018:
- You will be part of benefiting the world.
Traveling sustainably is an incredibly rewarding experience. It provides you with opportunities to experience cultures as a local, while also giving back to communities in a meaningful way. These types of trips guide you through different heritages and cultures, and help you to engage actively to preserve history and the environment. Joining a sustainable service trip or an eco-friendly adventure trip will help to develop a more viable future for travel.
- You become an adventurer, not a tourist.
When you embark on a sustainable travel trip, you allow yourself to be totally immersed in the culture. Spending time with local residents and learning about traditions enhances local economies. These trips support communities, as locals are employed staff members and local people and villages handcraft the products sold. You will take part in a first- hand experience of what life is truly like in different areas of the world, and this helps destinations to stay unique.
- You lose nothing, and gain everything.
Sustainable travel not only helps our environment, it also benefits our mind, body, and our pockets! One of the best parts of traveling in a sustainable manner is that you’ll spend less, as you’ll save money you might of have spent in more tourist-geared aimed shops.
- You are helping to preserve the environment.
As you become a sustainable traveler, you begin to develop awareness. This helps to preserve our environment and is a way for tourism to be maintained in the future, without destroying nature and a community’s culture. For example, you can familiarize yourself with travel options that support environmental projects and go on trips that improve the lives of others.
- You are given an opportunity to make a difference.
This top travel trend will provide you with opportunities to serve communities in a life changing way. They help you to engage actively to preserve history and the environment. This upcoming year, make a difference and embark on a sustainable travel trip in 2018!
Adventures In Voluntourism (AIV) has designed two incredibly rewarding upcoming travel trips to Jamaica and Cartagena. These trips will guide you through Jamaican and Colombian culture and heritage, and are chances for you to travel with purpose! Learn more at http://adventuresinvoluntourism.com/trips.