If we do tourism right, destinations won’t just survive, they’ll thrive.

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Global Tourism Organizations Unite to Create Coalition for the Future of Tourism
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For tourism that benefits local people and protects the environment

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“The great thing about working together with Travel Foundation is that they are passionate and focused about creating better holidays, places and experience and how they integrate this into their projects.”

Gerben Hardeman, Manager Sustainable Tourism for ANVR

“With their local teams on the ground, organisations like the Travel Foundation can be a bridge between destinations and the travel industry.”

Thomas Ellerbeck, TUI Care Foundation Chairman of the Board of Trustees

 

Making a positive impact

Take a look at the latest destinations where our work is changing the impact of tourism

Tenerife

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Saint Lucia

Environmental protection and marine conservation projects on a small developing island nation which depends on the tourism industry.

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Turkey

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.

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Jamaica

We are supporting small businesses to access the tourism market, helping to spread the economic benefits of tourism locally.

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Cyprus

We have begun working in Cyprus as part of an initiative with TUI Care Foundation which aims to bring tourism businesses, visitors and residents together and reduce consumption of single-use plastics.

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Keep Our Sand and Sea Plastic-free

This brand new project will focus on reducing the amount of single-use plastics waste generated and discarded in resort, on the beaches and in the ocean, as well as promoting recycling.

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Mapping Supply and Demand Potential for Tourism

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Flavours from the Fields

TUI Care Foundation is helping rural communities in Turkey to benefit from tourism by selling locally made products to hotels, restaurants and gift shops.

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Finding the Optimum Tourism Mix

The Travel Foundation is undertaking research into the value of different tourism markets to a destination.

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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.

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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.

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Latest Updates

Read about the work we are doing with the communities, protecting the environment and raising awareness in the tourism industry.

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ETC appoints sustainability experts to support implementation of national tourism schemes in Europe

We're creating a new handbook on implementing national tourism schemes to improve and promote sustainable travel experiences.

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Making a fresh start… managing plastic in Cyprus

After being on pause for three months during the lockdown, the TUI Care Foundation initiative Keep Our Sand and Sea Plastic Free is getting underway again in Cyprus.

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Opportunity for 10 Mexican and MAR destinations to receive pro bono support

The opportunity is part of a new partnership between Sustentur and the Travel Foundation

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