The Benefits of a Sustainable Travel Vacation
by Sarah Freddie
Peter Krahenbuhl and Brian Mullis shared a vision of the “high profile contribution travelers and travel companies could make toward environmental protection and sustainable development.” So in 2002, they founded Sustainable Travel to make their vision a reality.
Sustainable travel means traveling as best as one can in a way that is environmentally friendly. A huge component of sustainable travel is helping citizens of Third World countries by supporting their local economies. Before co-founding sustainable travel, Mullis was employed as the owner and operator of a travel company. Mullis decided to branch into eco-tourism and sustainable travel when he realized “sustainable travel applies to the entire industry.”
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