Wednesday, 22 February 2012

A List of Eco, Ethical and Responsible Travel Organisations on Twitter

I've become aware of late of the various eco-tourismethical tourism and responsible tourism organisations who are on twitter but I sometimes feel like there's a lot of us working towards the same ends, but we're not always as in touch as we could be.

I've put together a list of people who I follow on twitter and I am sharing the list here. I have featured the ones below as a taster of the entire list as a whole.  To follow the entire list on twitter just click on the link below.  

Sustainable TravelSustainable Travel @STI_travel
STI's mission is to positively impact communities and travelers worldwide through sustainable tourism development that delivers measurable results.

Hidden BritainHidden Britain @HiddenBritain
We’re a charity helping local communities to realise their tourism potential, creating a fantastic place to visit for everyone and supporting the local economy

Resp Tourism CanadaResp Tourism Canada @ICRT_Canada
International Centre for Responsible Tourism Canada - promoting & developing the concept of responsible tourism in Canada

World Green Tourism
World Green Tourism @WGreenTourism
ADTA and EAD initiative to promote sustainable tourism globally - especially in the Middle East . Tweets news on the region and titbits from further afield.

Mary MulveyMary Mulvey @ecoireland
Ireland only Ecotourism criteria approved by Global Sustainable Tourism Council 2012

Chitwan Jungle LodgeChitwan Jungle Lodge @ChitwanJungle
I'm Nistha Shrestha, Marketing Exec for Chitwan Jungle Lodge, a quiet little family-run lodge located deep inside the Chitwan National Park in Nepal.

Nat Geo TravelerNat Geo Traveler @NatGeoTraveler
Traveler championed sustainable travel before it was cool and celebrates cultural and authentic journeys. 

Carin CowellCarin Cowell @EcolodgeMorocco
Founder of, a bamboo retreat experience on the gorgeous Atlantic coast of Morocco, where sustainability and responsibility matter.

Tourism ConcernTourism Concern @tourismconcern
We're the only organisation in Europe actively campaigning on tourism & human rights issues. Our mission is to ensure that tourism always benefits local people

Joie de Vivre HotelsJoie de Vivre Hotels @JDVHotels
Joie de Vivre manages over 30 boutique hotels, restaurants and spas located in Calif. and Ariz. and is opening in Palm Springs and Chicago in Feb. 2012.

The Social TravelersThe Social Travelers @SocialTravelers

French Marketer, loves life, people, nature, real food, travelling near & far. Keen to share small ideas for greener adventures just 1 little step at a time.

One World 365One World 365 @oneworld365
A directory of meaningful travel opportunities including volunteer work, jobs, teaching, conservation, eco / adventure trips & tours worldwide

Ethan Gelber
Ethan Gelber @thetravelword
The travel blog of the WHL Group (, the largest local-travel company in the world, connecting mindful travellers to responsible experiences.

Dedicated to promoting ecotourism since 1990.

Kate T Kate T @Thedivehub
Applying responsible tourism principles to scuba diving, making a difference - one dive at a time! Kate Turner @SustainableTrip
Helping travelers find sustainable tourism destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean! Created by the Rainforest Alliance, a nonprofit organization.

Stephen ChapmanStephen Chapman @maketravelfair
The original sustainable travel Blog network. Make Travel Fair is about unleashing the potential of travel to educate, engage and inspire

Ecotourism FeedsEcotourism Feeds @EcotourismFeeds
GO GREEN ON THE ROAD!!Tweets and retweet to inspire to conserve local nature and cultural differences!

Himalayan FootstepsHimalayan Footsteps @Himalfootsteps
Himalayan specialists. Follow for adventure with altitude and attitude. Olly tweets news from Himalayas, ethical travel & travel tips.

Irene LaneIrene Lane @GreenloonsEco
Founder of Greenloons | educates & connects eco-conscious travelers with certified ecotourism operators & accommodations | aims to visit a new country each year

Ecotourism AustraliaEcotourism Australia @EcotourismAus
Ecotourism Australia is committed to growing and promoting ecotourism and other sustainable tourism experiences

Katie Katie @QualityUnearthd
tweeting about anything that grabs my attention, eco-builds, yurts, retreats, quirky stuff and even, sometimes, QU holidays!

Muskoka FoundationMuskoka Foundation @DoGoodAsYouGo
We equip&inspire a network of travelers to live the idea of use what you know, to do good as you go. Programs create skills, independence &sustainable change.

If you think you can recommend any organisation who is worth adding, I'll happily add them.

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