How To Be More Green When You Travel
Travel is one of the pleasures of life. But how can you enjoy travel while minimizing your impact on the environment, communities and wildlife? What does sustainable or responsible tourism truly mean? And what eco-friendly choices are available when you go on a business trip or a holiday? As the global debate over how to address our environmental impact grows more urgent, we’ll discuss practical ways that you can enjoy travel while also making eco-friendly choices. And we’ll look at what solutions the travel industry has to offer.
Jan Latta is an author, wildlife photographer and publisher of 17 True to Life Books, educating children about endangered animals. To create her books she has traveled to China, Sri Lanka, Borneo, India, Uganda, Costa Rica and 11 times to Africa to photograph animals in the wild.
Vincie Ho is the lead Hong Kong coordinator for Impact Travel Alliance, a nonprofit organization aimed at educating travelers on how they can help protect the environment. She is also co-founder of Mini Acts for the Greater Good, a Hong Kong educational organization, and owner of Paths Crossing, a social enterprise focused on ethical and sustainable travel habits. She is a founding member and adviser of GOOD Travel, a sustainable tourism company.
Sonalie Figueiras is the founder and editor-in-chief of Green Queen, an award-winning media platform advocating for social and environmental change in Hong Kong with a mission to shift consumer behavior.
Speaker: Jan Latta; Vincie Ho; Sonalie Figueiras,