We want to encourage visitors to explore Sal, through the improvement of...Continue Reading
Tourism should benefit the people and places on which it relies
Work with us to boost local economies, value culture and support conservation
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
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
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 Cabo Verde we have set up a Destination Council, showing how local tourism stakeholders can work together to manage the impacts of tourism.
The Travel Foundation is undertaking research into the value of different tourism markets to a destination.
Our goal is to contribute to the eradication of the invasive lionfish species, supporting the conservation of native reef fish stocks around Saint Lucia.
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.
Tourism development can lead to negative impacts on people and the environment in tourism destinations. In order to mitigate the risk of having a negative impact, we need to understand more about the risks associated with tourism.
We're collaborating with Harvard's International Sustainable Tourism Initiative to develop tools that enable destinations to measure tourism's impact.
As part of our Lionfish on the Menu project, we've finished equipping sixty fishers with what they need to easily catch and process the species.Continue Reading
In a mainstream destination, hotels, tour operators, local businesses, and community organisations all coexist, but rarely do they work together.Continue Reading
The Travel Foundation is currently undertaking a feasibility study into whether local people in Cabo Verde could make a living from recycling the waste products from hotels.Continue Reading