Category | Responsible Tourism

Nikoi Island, Indonesia

Text by Ian Hall Photos by Emran Taib, Melissa Cornejo and Ian Hall See original post on Wild Asia’s RTA blog. Responsible tourism at its best can allow us to trial a lifestyle that may counter the ecological crisis and bring us closer to nature. At Nikoi Island in Indonesia guests are separated from their […]

Responsible Tourism Awards

Arkitrek are proud to be associated with Wild Asia’s Responsible Tourism (RT) Awards 2009. Ian Hall has been invited to join the judging panel which will decide this year’s winners from a shortlist of 8 accommodation operators throughout Asia. Wild Asia targets accommodation owners because these are the people who have made a commitment to […]

Sedili Kecil

Sungai Sedili Kecil is not on the tourist track but that’s why I was there as a guest of Wild Asia. Our job was to assess the community based eco-tourism tourism potential of this proposed Ramsar Site. A rare characteristic of Sedili Kecil is that it has preserved intact a transition between intertidal and fresh water swamp forest.

Eco Tourism

Above is a photo of work in progress at BRL. This ‘mock-up’ chalet is now complete and all remaining 8 rooms should be ready by the end of June. We deliberately programmed construction to complete one twin chalet ahead of the others. This approach has proved very useful and has allowed us time to tweak […]