We want to encourage visitors to explore Sal, through the improvement of...Continue Reading
2017 is the UN’s Year of Sustainable Tourism
If you’re involved in tourism, now is the time to make a difference!
Research and impact assessment
We enable tourism destinations and tour operators to understand the profound impacts that tourism can have on holiday destinations, their communities and environments. Often, very little is known about these impacts, what they are and how to manage them effectively...Find out more
Local product development
Our aim is to enable small, local businesses to benefit from tourism, whilst also creating a more appealing, authentic destination offer. We work with small and micro enterprises, building local people’s skills and confidence to access the international tourism market...Find out more
We work with tourism destinations and businesses to ensure natural resources and biodiversity are better protected through improved tourism practices. We have expertise and experience in: resource efficiency greening accommodations waste management sustainable beach management marine conservation improving wildlife tourism...Find out more
Embedding sustainable ways of working
We work with tourism businesses and destination authorities to enable them to change the way that they work, so that tourism has a more positive impact on local communities and the environment. We have expertise and experience in: creating best...Find out more
Environmental protection and marine conservation projects on a small developing island nation which depends on the tourism industry.
In Croatia we're working to show that resort development can take place in an integrated and collaborative way so it creates a positive relationship with local communities.
In Mexico we are working to help Maya communities develop sustainable products and services for the mainstream tourism supply chain.
In Turkey we're working with destination partners to help identify ways to preserve the natural resources of Fethiye and the surrounding region whilst continuing to provide economic benefits.
In the Western Cape, we are supporting CapeNature to generate funds for conservation in a way that also brings socio-economic benefits.
We are working in Montego Bay to increase the scale and spread of tourism revenue to local businesses and communities.
In Cape Verde we have set up a Destination Council, showing how local tourism stakeholders can work together to manage the impacts of tourism.
Lionfish on the menu
Our goal is to contribute to the eradication of the invasive lionfish species, supporting the conservation of native reef fish stocks around Saint Lucia.
International Climate Initiative – Transforming Tourism Value Chains
This project will find ways to reduce the pollution and waste created by tourism, and make it a more efficient industry in terms of water, energy and land use.
Buying a locally-made souvenir is a great way to celebrate your holiday, whilst also supporting local craft-makers and vendors to make a living. Yet, often what is on sale in...Continue Reading
A new online training course, called ‘Leading the way’, is enabling tour guides to improve the impact of their excursions on local communities and the environment. The training, developed by...Continue Reading