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“With projects in several countries, the Travel Foundation has demonstrated clear results, and monitoring mechanisms towards advancing sustainable tourism.”
Helena Rey, Programme Officer, UN Environment
“I honestly believe that this is a great programme and will definitely impact positively the craft traders to maximise their profits.”
Tourism Product Development Co, Jamaica
Talking about our Crafting Livelihoods project
“This project is very important to me because it has given me the opportunity to have something different to help me develop, as a woman and within my community and later to have products to sell which can provide me with an income to be able to help educate my daughters”
Araceli Costillo,Much Kaab, Mexico
Talking about our work supporting Mayan communities to earn a living from tourism
Our new report highlights that failing to uncover and manage the hidden costs of tourism, referred to as the ‘invisible burden’, puts ecosystems, cultural wonders, and community life at increasing risk.
We partnered with Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International for this report. Find out more about tourism’s ‘Invisible Burden’.
Environmental protection and marine conservation projects on a small developing island nation which depends on the tourism industry.
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.
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.
TUI Care Foundation is helping rural communities in Turkey to benefit from tourism by selling locally made products to hotels, restaurants and gift shops.
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.
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