9 Eco Travel Destinations on the Hot List for 2012

Robin Pope Safaris

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ResponsibleTravel.com's annual Responsible Tourism Awards -- which take public nominations and leave judging up to the International Centre for Responsible Tourism at Leeds Metropolitan University -- named joint overall winners this year.

One winner, Robin Pope Safaris, was called out for its Zambia and Malawi travel packages, which offer accommodations at game lodges and luxury houses, trips to Victoria Falls and local rivers, and plenty of animal viewing -- all while focusing on conservation, supporting the local economies, and keeping the ecosystems safe.