Education is the solution to taking action.

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 in India.

OUR GOALS

CREATE

a network of tourism organizations that support sustainable tourism in India.

CULTIVATE

a community of sustainability leaders working to support each other's initiatives.

DEVELOP

a database of sustainable travel organizations and activities across India.

SHARE

resources for stakeholders to implement sustainable practices into their travels & organizations.

OUR CORE TEAM

Himanshu Shekhar

Delhi By Cycle

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.

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Jazzmine Raine

Hara World

Jazzmine is a social entrepreneur and content creator with a passion for responsible travel, conscious consumption, ethical fashion and youth empowerment. She is Director and Founder of Hara World, an experiential education and impact travel organization connecting and empowering diverse young people through environmental action programs.

OUR ADVISORY TEAM

Jennifer Fanucci

Big Pic 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.

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Kelsey White

Hara World

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 an experiential learning facilitator. Kelsey is currently head of Tour Operations at Hara World, an experiential education and impact travel organization for diverse young people.

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Kush Sharma

Rural Odyssey

A naturalist at heart, Kush is passionate about promoting and preserving the indigenous cultures of India using Sustainable Tourism.

 

A firm believer of learning from native wisdom and nature, he works actively with young children as an Outdoor Educator.

 

He is the founder of Rural Odyssey, a social enterprise that promotes sustainable tourism as an additional livelihood opportunity for the rural communities, by building community-owned and community-lead tourism models. In his free time, he explore the rock faces to climb in the Aravalis, does bird watching, paint or read about various communities across India.

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