New Delhi Leaders' Declaration noted the launch of "Travel for LiFE" and supported the development of smart destinations that are responsible and sustainable.
G20 GOA Roadmap for Tourism is a pioneering initiative that blueprints sustainable global tourism. G20 GOA Roadmap, aligned with the theme of India's G20 Presidency, underscores the role of tourism in society, the economy, and environmental stewardship.
Introduced by the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, on 1st November 2021 during the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, the Mission LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment) is a global mass movement led by India urging individuals and communities to act for protection of the environment against the effects of the climate change.
Travel for LiFE (TFL), a program under Mission LiFE, has been envisaged to create awareness about sustainable tourism and to nudge the tourists and tourism businesses to adopt sustainable practices synchronous with nature. The program aims to mainstream sustainability into tourism sector towards developing a sustainable, responsible and resilient tourism sector.
The eight identified themes will serve as the foundation for nudging the tourists and tourism businesses in the following areas:
TFL program will encourage tourists to take simple actions that result in conservation of the environment, biodiversity, improvement in the local economy and preservation of the socio-cultural integrity of the local communities. It aims to create mindful and deliberate utilization of resources by the stakeholders in the tourism value chain.
Click below to take the Travel for LiFE pledge and become a responsible tourist.
In order to initiate the tourism businesses and other tourism ecosystem players into sustainable practices the Ministry of Tourism has designed Sign Up for TFL which expresses stakeholders willingness to voluntarily commit to sustainable practices and further develop their business towards sustainability.
Click below to Sign Up for Travel for LiFE and show your commitment towards responsible tourism.
Watch the walkthrough video on how to Sign Up for Travel for LiFE below.
Further, Ministry of Tourism has designed TFL certification for tourism businesses, destinations, attractions, experience providers and other stakeholders to measure the level of adoption of sustainable tourism practices by these entities available in three catagories.