This is a guide to all things at the intersection of Eco-tourism, Singapore and social change. Feel free to edit if you’d like to improve it!


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Key People

Names are in alphabetical order, hyperlinked to LinkedIn, else Facebook. Listing is based on prior experience in an area, plus a connection to Singapore in some way.

Ailin Mao, Angela Gray, Cindy Chng, John Tham, Lawrence Ko

International Initiatives

The International Ecotourism Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting ecotourism, and seeks to be the global source of knowledge and advocacy uniting communities, conservation, and sustainable travel.

The Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria are a set of 37 voluntary standards representing the minimum that any tourism business should aspire to reach in order to protect and sustain the world’s natural and cultural resources while ensuring tourism meets its potential as a tool for poverty alleviation.

Green Travel Thailand is a website created to provide information on green hotels and accommodations in Thailand together with highlights of Thailand, green travel tips and other useful information. The website is in both Thai and English.

SG Companies

Atrium Eco Travel specializes in arranging tours and travel to off-the-beaten-track destinations throughout the world.

Candela Travellers a social enterprise providing eco-tourism and volunteer programs and itineraries for individuals, small groups, corporate organisationsand schools in Singapore and across the region. The programs will see partnerships with NGOs, responsible tour operators, communities and trusted vendors with the goal to promote social giving through tourism, volunteering and education.

Eco Adventures Worldwide is a Singapore-based, boutique travel company specialising in culture, nature and adventure travel. It is run by a team which is passionate about keeping intact, while sharing the natural and cultural environments of the places we visit.

Ecoteer Responsible Travel started in 2010 through the growing need for more support for the projects associated with Ecoteer provides green travellers with the opportunity to make a difference through volunteering at grass-root projects across the world.

ECO Travel was created because of a belief that existing travel programmes are becoming unsustainable and excessive. It reflects a paradigm shift towards a more holistic travel experience, and they strive to bring the intrinsic value of nature’s beauty to the travel experience while creating new frontiers to sustainable travel.

Eksalife! helps maintain a healthy eco-system of unconventional tourism players by giving the means and tools to promote themselves, showcase their offerings and locations to a global audience. This includes multimedia features which gives them time to focus on their main areas of business for sustainable operations and economic growth.

Ramesh Travel is a traditional travel agency which offers eco-tourism packages on a demand basis.

Travel with Metta is a passion project that proposes atypical learning journeys into some of the world's most remote areas, a non-commercial initiative that seeks to bridge travel, volunteerism and cultural understanding. With a unique blend of adventure, volunteering and cultural immersion, our seasonal itineraries are designed to evoke personal journeys and nurture a wonderment for meeting diverse peoples and cultures.

Traveller conducts guided tours in exclusive partnership with major conservation NGOs.

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