Detour is the leading online adventure travel marketplace, where travelers can choose exactly the trip they want from a select list of the worlds best local outfitters, helping travelers save money and make sure their vacation dollars go directly into the local economy where they travel.
Detour actively promotes sustainable tourism by selling trips operated by local companies, by promoting green certified hotels and local tour operators whenever possible, and by encouraging those who are not yet certified to improve their business operations so they can become green certified. For more information please visit: www.detourdestinations.com.
Detour minimizes it carbon emissions through its business model as a virtual company, with only a small wind-powered office and other employees working from home, Detour has now offset the remaining carbon footprint of its office and operations, and is able to make some of the adventure trips the company offers carbon neutral.
“As a company based on promoting small-scale tourism directly through socially and environmentally responsible local tour operators and outfitters, Detour is committed to protecting the environment and minimizing global climate change,” said Greg Findley, Detour’s CEO.