When you travel with G Adventures, you’re making the world a better place, one adventure at a time.
At Pentravel, we support The Treadright Foundation, which means that we’re committed to promoting sustainable tourism which makes travel matter for the planet, its people and its wildlife. This is why we’re so amped about G Adventures’ Ripple Score. Not only are these guys actively doing their part to make the world a better place, but they’re also measuring their impact so that you can see how your travel choices are benefitting the communities you visit.
Amazing, right? Here’s how they do travel differently – and why it’s so important.
Vietnam with G Adventures
Since the very beginning, G Adventures has been a travel company that cares. They’ve always believed that travel is an exchange – that it must operate in support of social and environmental welfare and that you need to give back much more than what you take away.
Bali, Indonesia with G Adventures
To build their tours, they only work with local businesses and services. Not only does this help to keep the cost of your trip down, but it strengthens communities, raises the overall quality of life and ensures the places you visit will remain vibrant for generations to come.
Taj Mahal, India with G Adventures
In 2016, G Adventures completed a survey to study the real-world impact their tours have on the communities they visit. Their findings revealed a positive ripple effect created by small-group adventure tours.
They took these results even further, and to be as transparent as possible about how often they choose local businesses or services to bring each adventure to life, they assess each tour with what’s called a Ripple Score — a tour evaluation that lets you see the money spent locally by G Adventures on all the services it takes to run your tour — like accommodations, restaurants and transportation.
Cambodia with G Adventures
And, because they’re doing it right, they reevaluate each tour’s Ripple Score annually, so you always know how much you’re doing for the communities you’re visiting.
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