Month: January 2018

These are 5 ‘places of choice’ when it comes to experiencing Responsible Travel

In the previous blog, Saskia Griep, Founder of Better Places Travel shared details about what the platform is and how it benefits the traveller with a unique experience, and the local communities across various destinations. In this 2nd part of the chat, read how you could be a Local Travel Expert and trends in Responsible Travel, she feels will stand out in 2018. _______________________________________________________________________________________   OPR: How could one become …

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Better Places Travel: Travel, when done responsibly, can make a positive difference

Started in the Netherlands in 2014, Better Places expanded into Germany in 2016 (as Fairaway), and internationally in 2017 as Better Places Travel, focusing on individual, unique, and tailor-made travel experiences. With the belief that individual travel is aimed at bringing the traveller directly in contact with the local population, Better Places Travel seeks to provide the traveller with the ultimate travel experience. Passionate about Responsible Travel, Saskia Griep, Founder …

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Featured Destination – Baker & Spice, Middle East

Since opening its first outlet in the Middle East nearly 10 years ago, Baker & Spice is today an award-winning food shop and restaurant with locations in Dubai, Kuwait and Bahrain. Guided by the seasons and ethical principles, Baker & Spice’s food philosophy is simple: Local, Organic, Fresh and Homemade. During the ongoing growing season (October – May), all of their vegetables come from local …

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Your Voice: What Sustainability Means To Me

Happy New Year to All! As we look forward to another exciting year ahead for One Planet Rating, we begin our first blogpost this year with an interaction with one of our users, Manisha Dokania. Aiming to resonate what One Planet Rating stands for, the Your Voice series of interactions involves connecting with our users, understanding their views around Sustainability and Travel …

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