We're collaborating with Harvard's International Sustainable Tourism Initiative to develop tools that...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 partner with organisations to research the impacts of tourism in a destination, laying the groundwork for maximising its benefits. Our ground-breaking pilot study in Cyprus ‘Measuring the Impacts of Tourism’ demonstrated the social, economic and environmental effects of their...Find out more
Local product development
Tourism should benefit everyone in a destination, so we help large tourism businesses to use the local supply chain, and small, local enterprises to develop and market products to tourists and businesses. With increased opportunities, skills and confidence to access...Find out more
We partner with destinations and businesses to ensure natural resources and biodiversity are better protected through improved tourism practices. We have… worked with over 350 businesses to reduce water and energy consumption, and to reduce waste generation trained over 3500...Find out more
Embedding sustainable ways of working
Check out our FREE online training courses Our portfolio of projects all support our vision of tourism bringing greater benefits for local people and the environment. One of the ways that we believe we can achieve this is to work with...Find out more
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.
Thanks to customer donations, Holiday Extras is supporting the Travel Foundation’s work across the globe including our programme in Fethiye, Turkey where I’m based as a Project Coordinator. Last month they paid us a visit to understand where some of their funds are being...Continue Reading
The Travel Foundation has just signed an MoU with the two most important national level public sector tourism stakeholders for our TCF-funded programme in Cape Verde: The Ministry of Agriculture and Environment and...Continue Reading
While sprinting legend Usain Bolt looks set to start his retirement from the track by becoming a tourism ambassador for Jamaica, work is going on behind the scenes to bring...Continue Reading