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Sustainable Travel + Eco-Tourism with Riva Bacquet, COO of SA Expeditions (B Corp Travel Agency)

Show Notes:

Corinna connects with fellow MBA from Santa Clara University, Riva Bacquet. Riva is a lifelong traveler who joined S.A. Expeditions to help create a more conscious and sustainable travel and tourism company. We dig into their journey to becoming a B-Corp, and how you can travel more sustainably and mindfully as you adventure around the globe on your next vacation.

About Our Guest: Riva Bacquet, COO, S.A. Expeditions

Riva envisions a world where all businesses act as a positive force, balancing profit with purpose. SA Expeditions is a purpose-led travel company dedicated to a specific kind of tailor-made travel. One that engages you more profoundly with the people and places you're visiting and makes for genuinely life-changing experiences whether you're traveling solo or sharing the journey with loved ones. In line with their values, during the pandemic, they received their B-corp certification and status.

Company Website: https://www.saexpeditions.com/

Time Stamps:

00:00 Introduction

03:20 Attaining B-Corp Status As A Travel Agency

08:00 Traveling Post-Covid, Eco-Minded, Carbon-Offsets

11:00 Packing Light, Renting Gear, etc.

14:00 Travel Destinations, Giving Back

16:30 The Problems of “Over-tourism” to Destinations

19:50 Riva’s Favorite Travel Destinations (Galapagos, Machu Pichu, Amazon River Cruises)

22:15 Culture, Language & Travel

25;57 Travel Trends = Ecotourism, conscious travel, family travel

 

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