The Travel Foundation



Overseas, we set up and fund both environmental and livelihoods projects in many of the most popular holiday destinations.

Importantly, they are all countries and regions that receive a significant or growing number of tourists, which means that, in partnership with tourism businesses, suppliers and other stakeholders, we are able to influence the development of a more sustainable tourist destination.

The Travel Foundation also develops Green Business Tools, with the aim of changing industry practice, to help the tourism industry become a more sustainable one.

Through our projects we aim to...

Projects are initiated in two ways: most are developed and implemented by our own teams in destination; some are managed through external organisations applying to the Travel Foundation's external grants scheme.

We think that our key themes are the key areas where sustainable tourism can make a difference.

In this section you'll also find the research documents that inform our work overseas and in the UK.