Our Partners

Funding partners

  • 10 or More

    Hotel booking and management specialists for groups worldwide of 10 or more.

    10 or More
  • Barbados Tourism Marketing

    DMC for Barbados.

    Barbados Tourism Marketing
  • Blue Bay Travel

    Tour operator specialising in the Caribbean region.

    “At Blue Bay Travel we recognise the importance of ensuring that the impact of tourism is positive but we also recognise how hard that is to sustain. We cannot wait to get on board to support sustainable tourism and help to make a positive impact to environments in tourism destinations around the world.” Managing Director, Maxine Rowland.

    Blue Bay Travel
  • Caribtours

    Tour operator specialising in the Caribbean region.

  • Center for Responsible Travel (CREST)

    The Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) is a global nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC dedicated to increasing the positive global impact of responsible tourism.

    Center for Responsible Travel (CREST)
  • Classic Collection Holidays

    Global tour operator.

    Classic Collection Holidays
  • Colorado Tourism Office

    DMC for Colorado, USA.

    Colorado Tourism Office
  • Destination Vancouver

    DMC for Vancouver, Canada.

    Destination Vancouver
  • Dorset Council

    Council for Dorset, in the southwest of England.

    Dorset Council
  • East Midlands Chamber

    East Midlands Chamber connects, supports and champions businesses and communities across Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.

    East Midlands Chamber
  • easyJet holidays

    Package holiday specialist.

    “At easyJet holidays we have ambitious sustainability commitments combined with an opportunity to do things differently. We see the Travel Foundation as the ideal partner for facilitating this within destinations, and we share the same aim to lead the charge here and demonstrate a new kind of relationship between businesses and destination communities. Ultimately, we’ll show that doing this right will deliver a better experience for our customers and real, positive benefits for communities.” Garry Wilson, CEO of easyJet holidays

    easyJet holidays
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) invests in changing lives. Through their projects, business services and involvement in high-level policy reform, their operations span agribusiness, infrastructure, transport and many other sectors. They are world leaders in climate finance.

    European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • European Travel Commission

    The European Travel Commission is a unique association in the travel sector, representing the National Tourism Organisations of the countries of Europe. Its mission is to strengthen the sustainable development of Europe as a tourist destination.

    European Travel Commission
  • Expedia

    Expedia is an online global one-stop travel agency.

  • First Rate

    First Rate are the UK’s leading supplier of white label foreign currency to companies in the financial services, travel & tourism and retail sectors and through them, to their customers.

    “We’re excited to embark on this new partnership with Travel Foundation, not just to support their outstanding research and projects, but also to help us along our own sustainability journey.” Karen Osterfield, Head of Employee Experience and Sustainability

    First Rate
  • GIZ

    GIZ provides tailor-made, cost-efficient and effective services for sustainable development.

  • Gloucestershire Community Rail Partnership

    The Gloucestershire Community Rail Partnership aims to better connect visitors & local people with the region’s rail network.

    Gloucestershire Community Rail Partnership
  • Holiday Extras

    Holiday Extras is a market leader for travel add-ons such as airport parking, hotels, lounges and travel insurance. It has been collecting customer donations on behalf of the Travel Foundation since 2011.

    “The Travel Foundation. are always looking for innovative ways to make working with them as easy and light-touch as possible.” Anthony Clarke-Cowell, Associate Communications Director at Holiday Extras

    Holiday Extras
  • Intrepid Travel

    Intrepid Travel is a small group adventure travel company and a registered B-Corp.

    Intrepid Travel
  • Leeds Beckett University

    University in the north of England.

    Leeds Beckett University
  • Midcounties Cooperative Travel

    Global tour operator.

     “The team at The Travel Foundation are inspiring and passionate about their projects.” Alistair Rowland, Group General Manager, Midcounties Co-operative Travel  

    Midcounties Cooperative Travel
  • MMGY NextFactor

    MMGY NextFactor is a leading consulting firm specializing in travel and tourism.

    MMGY NextFactor
  • NECSTouR

    NECSTouR is the Network of European Regions for Sustainable and Competitive Tourism. Based in Brussels, it develops interregional projects to improve tourism governance in Europe.

  • Nederlands Bureau voor Toerisme & Congressen

    NBTC is the Netherlands’ national destination management organisation.

    Nederlands Bureau voor Toerisme & Congressen
  • Oregon Tourism Commission

    The Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon, is a semi-independent state agency that works to inspire travel that uplifts Oregon communities.

    Oregon Tourism Commission
  • Orkney Islands Council

    Council of the Orkney Islands in Scotland.

    Orkney Islands Council
  • Port Aransas Tourism Bureau & Chamber of Commerce

    The Port Aransas Tourism Bureau & Chamber of Commerce is a destination marketing and management organization representing the Port Aransas and Mustang Island area along with the rest of the Texas Gulf Coast.

    Port Aransas Tourism Bureau & Chamber of Commerce
  • Scottish Enterprise

    Scottish Enterprise is Scotland’s national economic development agency. They work to transform the Scottish economy by helping businesses innovate and scale.

    Scottish Enterprise
  • Sidmouth Town Council

    Town Council for Sidmouth, in Devon, southwest England.

    Sidmouth Town Council
  • Sunvil Holidays

    Sunvil is an independent and family-run tour operator with an expertise in Greece and Cyprus.

    Sunvil Holidays
  • The Holiday Franchise Company

    Company specialising in helping others to build their own branded, fully bonded, online travel agency.

    The Holiday Franchise Company
  • The Travel Corporation

    International tour operator, travel agent and hotel company. Businesses include Contiki and Red Carnation Hotels.

    The Travel Corporation
  • Toposophy

    Destination marketing agency, providing tourism organizations, associations and companies (both public and private) with practical solutions to develop, manage and market places as tourism destinations.

  • TourRadar

    TourRadar is the Adventure Booking Platform, offering the world’s largest selection of multi-day organized adventures worldwide.

  • TUI Care Foundation

    TUI Care Foundation is the independent corporate foundation of TUI Group, the world’s largest tourism business. TUI customer donations are collected on behalf of TUI Care Foundation and used to support partnerships that drive the sustainable development of tourism.

    “The work that we’ve been doing with The Travel Foundation has been immensely rewarding.   It is especially heartening to see the long-term change taking place within destinations as a result of this work and the benefits that this brings to local communities.” Jane Ashton, Chair of the Advisory Committee for TUI Care Foundation.

    TUI Care Foundation
  • University of Surrey

    University based in the south of England.

    University of Surrey
  • Visit California

    As a nonprofit organization, Visit California’s mission is to develop and maintain marketing programs – in partnership with the state’s travel industry – that inspire travel to, and within, California.

    Visit California
  • Visit Finland

    Finland’s national DMO. Visit Finland promotes international travel to Finland in cooperation with the Finnish travel industry.

    Visit Finland
  • Visit Scotland

    Scotland’s National Tourism Organisation.

    Visit Scotland
  • WWF Mediterranean

    By bringing together the best of WWF’s marine expertise and engaging with a variety of partners, the Mediterranean Marine Initiative aims to bring innovative approaches to marine resource management and biodiversity protection to secure a sustainable future to Mediterranean’s wildlife and people.

    WWF Mediterranean
  • United Nations Environment Programme

    The global authority that sets the environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the UN system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

    United Nations Environment Programme

Strategic and delivery partners

  • 4VI

    4VI (formerly Tourism Vancouver Island) is a non-profit social enterprise organization, created to ensure that travel is a force for good for Vancouver Island – forever. The ‘4’ in its name captures its four key social commitments — to the community, business, culture, and the environment. This focus extends to the work the organization does each day. Every opportunity for 4VI now and in the future will align with these social goals. The team’s mandate is to deliver innovative tourism advisory services, working directly with communities on Vancouver Island to both identify opportunities for enhanced tourism experiences and deliver on them. 4VI is the first destination management organization of its kind to not just commit to changing how tourism is managed, but to developing the corporate structure as a social enterprise that drives needed change.

    How we are working with 4VI

  • BehaviorSMART

    BehaviorSMART uses knowledge about human behaviour to design and execute solutions that make tourism more commercially successful and sustainable. Through capacity building, advisory services and co-created behaviourally-informed innovations BehaviorSMART works with businesses, destinations and tourism professionals to trigger behavioural change and enhance tourism’s desired impacts on people, businesses and places.

  • Cuidadores de Destinos

    Cuidadores de Destinos is the Travel Foundation’s Country Partner for Chile.

    Cuidadores de Destinos is a consulting company for DMOs in Latin America. They empower communities in tourism destinations and facilitate a process where residents imagine a bright future and design new KPI’s to measure tourism success beyond growth. They advocate for deep collaboration and a multidisciplinary and multispecies approach when designing the future of DMOs.

    Cuidadores de Destinos
  • Green Evolution

    Green Evolution is the Travel Foundation’s Country Partner for Greece.

    Green Evolution offers a wide range of technical and expert services related to sustainability and will deliver the Travel Foundation’s programmes and trainings to tourism businesses and destinations in Greece. Programmes will focus on recovery planning and localizing the tourism supply chain, and there will also be support activities for small businesses to help them adapt and diversify their products and innovate for future competitiveness.

    Green Evolution
  • Institute for Tourism

    The Institute for Tourism is the Travel Foundation’s Country Partner for Croatia.

    The Institute is the only scientific public institute in Croatia specializing in research and consultancy services in tourism. It was founded in 1959, and nowadays its expertise is based on scientific work, permanent research activities and the continuous education of its multidisciplinary team

    Institute for Tourism
  • Sustentur

    Sustentur is the Travel Foundation’s Country Partner for Mexico.

    Sustentur is the leading sustainable tourism initiative in Mexico. Since 2014, Sustentur has led more than 40 projects for national and international institutions, worked in 8 countries and 20 states in Mexico, supporting the consolidation of 6 sustainable tourist destinations and trained more than 5,000 specialists. Sustentur is founder of the Sustainable & Social tourism Summit, the most important sustainable tourism event in Mexico.

  • Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association

    Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) is one of five regional tourism organizations in the province of British Columbia. TOTA is committed to creating a strong and healthy tourism economy whilst minimizing the impact on our natural and cultural resources by promoting sustainable business practices and responsible travel.

    Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association
  • Wise Steps

    Wise Steps is the Travel Foundation’s Country Partner for Indonesia

    Wise Steps Indonesia is a combination of Wise Steps Foundation, Wise Steps Travel, and Wise Steps Consulting working with different tourism stakeholders such as local communities, destinations, governmental organizations, industry, or NGOs. We use the power of responsible tourism to transform the sector into a more sustainable, inclusive, and responsible system.

    Wise Steps

In-kind Supporters

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