Your social media timeline may have seen an outburst of tourists jampacked on the streets of Manali, Shimla and many more popular hill stations. They all had one excuse – escaping the summer heat wave. But in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, this reason wasn’t quite good enough to watch tourists throng public spaces without masks or not even following social distancing norms. The pandemic isn’t over. Here is a quick look into why responsible tourism is the need of the hour.