Responsible Travel videos and podcasts library

A collection of videos and podcasts related to Responsible Travel, including media coverage, discussions on the issues affecting tourism and some of the holidays we promote.
tourism issues &
Discussing the definiton of responsible tourism, the issues in tourism, ethical business, avoiding greenwashing and the inspiration behind Responsible Travel.

  • Video: Responsible tourism definition & Responsible Travel (3 videos)
  • Video: BBC fast:track examines carbon offsetting
  • Video: Greenwashing Vs Green Integrity (4 videos)
  • Video: Our stance on transport issues
  • Video: Our stance on destinations and politics
  • Video: 'Ethical entrepreneurs' talk by Justin Francis at the British Library

  • Podcast: Local stories in tourism: Justin Francis on VisitEngland website
  • Podcast: BBC Radio 4 'You & yours' programme: "What difference do Responsible Tourism Awards make?" (starts 29 mins in)
  • Podcast: BBC Radio 4 'Traveller's Tree': How the recession has affected tourism (Justin Francis, Simon Calder & Tourism Concern)
  • Podcast: BBC Radio 4 'Excess Baggage' programme sustainable tourism interview with Justin Francis & Kate Humble
  • Podcast: BBC Radio 4 'Today' programme volunteering interview with Justin Francis
    responsible tourism awards
    The Responsible Tourism Awards were founded in 2004 by Responsible Travel, and we run the Awards in partnership with The Metro, Geographical Magazine, and World Travel Market. Virgin Holidays became headline sponsors of the Awards in 2007.

  • Video: Responsible tourism awards 2009 winner, Whale Watch Kaikoura
  • Video: Responsible tourism awards 2008 on BBC World News
  • Video: Responsible tourism awards 2007
  • Video: Responsible tourism awards 2007 winner, The New Forest
    holiday destinations
    Responsible holidays from around the world including Australia, Jordan, The Canary Islands and St. Vincent & The Grenadines (featured in our Insiders' travel guides).

  • Video: Holidays on Responsible Travel (over 35 videos)
  • Video: Great Ocean Road (6 videos)
  • Video: Menorca (3 videos)
  • Video: Lanzarote (5 videos)
  • Video: Kangaroo Island, South Australia
  • Video: St. Vincent & The Grenadines (2 videos)

  • Podcast (member's story): Alternatives to the Inca Trail (and on other pages)
  • Podcast (member's story): Cyprus villa & hotel
  • Podcast (member's story): Liguria self catering apartments
  • Podcast (member's story): Snow leopard trek (and on other pages)
  • Podcast (member's story): Winter adventure in Finland (and on other pages)
  • Podcast (member's story): Western Cuba (and on other pages)
  • Podcast: Menorca (25 podcasts)
  • Podcast: Lanzarote (24 podcasts)
  • Podcast: Western Australia (26 podcasts)
  • Podcast: Jordan (15 podcasts)
  • Podcast: Fuerteventura (18 podcasts)
  • Podcast: St. Vincent & The Grenadines (16 podcasts)
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