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Sustainable Travel Network

We are a community of sustainable travel leaders breaking the silos of the industry and fostering collaboration across the sector. We provide tourism organizations and travellers with resources that help create a sustainable tourism industry and support sustainable development.

Our goals:

  1. Create a network of tourism organizations that supports sustainable tourism in India.
  2. Cultivate a community of sustainability leaders working to support each other's initiatives.
  3. Develop a database of sustainable travel organizations and activities across India.
  4. Share resources for travellers to implement sustainable practices into their travels.

Meet the Team

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Himanshu Shekhar @hr.the.traveler

Himanshu heads the first city cycle tour team in India, Delhi By Cycle. It was his early visits to villages of Jim Corbett National Park that made him fall in love with nature, exploration, stories, tourism and connecting with communities. His passion took him to Mysore to learn more, from there he cycled 3300km back to Delhi to connect to his country, people and culture.

Kelsey White @wayfaringsister

Originating from the foothills of Alberta, Kelsey was raised on the values of local living with awareness of global impact.

Kelsey’s background in educational leadership includes working with all ages as a experiential learning facilitator. Kelsey is currently head of Tour Operations at Hara House, India's first zero waste tourism organization and hotel chain.

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Jazzmine Raine @jazzmineraine

Jazzmine is a social entrepreneur and content creator with a passion for responsible travel, conscious consumption, ethical fashion and social good. She is the co-founder of Hara House, India's first zero waste tourism organization and hotel chain. The social enterprise uses 20% of profits to empower youth through alternative and environmental justice education.

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Jen Fanucci @jenfanucci

Jen is the founder of Big Picture Travel.

Originally from Chicago, Jen called northern Wisconsin her home for many years where she worked as an event organizer for various festivals, conferences and non-profit events.

Jennifer has led numerous groups in various parts of India, creates personalized and custom itineraries, works closely with a number of boutique hotels and local tour operators that highlight sustainable tourism throughout India. She is truly passionate about helping people discover all that India has to offer while focusing on impact travel.

Interested in joining our network?