Xploring Sustainable Tourism with Richard Hammond.
Richard Hammond is a writer, filmmaker and founder (2006) of the award-winning green travel website greentraveller.co.uk, which shines a light on low carbon travel and eco holidays. He was previously the Guardian’s eco-travel correspondent, Editor of Green Hotelier and Travel Editor of National Geographic GREEN, and for over 20 years has written about sustainable tourism for a wide range of publications, including BBC Wildlife, National Geographic, The Times, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, and Geographical - the magazine of the Royal Geographical Society.
In this interview, Richard talks about the importance of data in successfully managing sustainable tourism, how operators need to balance itineraries and the need to engage with local residents.
Richard's latest book 'The Green Traveller' (5th May 2022) is a comprehensive, jargon-free overview of sustainable travel and how to navigate it, packed with advice on how to travel in the UK, to Europe and beyond in an eco-conscious way. Pre-order it here.
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