Information

Partnership implemented in
  • Cyprus
  • Gambia
  • Mexico
  • Trinidad and Tobago

Additional information
Travel Foundation,The (formerly The Sustainable Tourism Initiative)

Partners

Governments:
Government of Cyprus - Cyprus Tourism Organization
Government of Gambia - The Gambia Tourism Authority
Government of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Department of Trade and Industry
Government of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)
Major Groups:
The Travel Foundation (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Amathus Holidays (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Andescapes (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Angela Kalisch (consultant) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Anna Gray (consultant) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Association of Independent Travel Agents (AITO) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
BESO (British Executive Service Overseas) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
BGB & Associates (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Bath Spa University College (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
British Airways (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Caledonia Languages Abroad (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Carefree Travel Group (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Caroline Wood (consultant) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Climate Care (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Co-op Travelcare (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Discover the World Ltd (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Dunira Strategy (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Earthwatch Institute Europe (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Environment Business & Development Group (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Exodus (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Explore Worldwide (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
First Choice Holidays (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Forum For the Future (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Frantic Tours (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Guerba World Travel (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Hammersmith College (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Hidden Greece (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Himalayan Kingdoms Ltd (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
IIED (International Inst. For Environment & Development) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Imperial College London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Inn Travel (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Jane Watson (Consultant) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Jenny Holland (consultant) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
John Hill Associates (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Karen Schwartz (Consultant) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Last Frontiers (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Leeds Metropolitan University (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Margot Sallows (Consultant) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Mytravel UK (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Neilson (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Nomadic Thought Ltd (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
OmniTourism (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Overseas Development Institute (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
PW International (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Rainbow Tours (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Rainforest Concern (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Richard Hammond (Journalist) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Starwood Hotels and Resorts (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Sunvil (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
TCA Holidays Ltd (Arabian & African Odyssey) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
TUI UK (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Thomas Cook (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Tourism Concern (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Travel Mole (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Travelbag Adventures (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Travelux Holidays (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
ULG Northumbrian (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
University of Surrey (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Virgin Holidays (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
WDCS (Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
WS Atkins Consultants (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Worldwide Cruiseline Inc (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Friends of Conservation ()
Imaginative Traveller ()
Scott Wilson ()

UN System:
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Tourism Operators Initiative (TOI) (Kenya)
United Nations Environment Programme (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Other intergovernmental organizations:

Partnership Overview | Objectives

To create a step-change in the implementation of sustainable tourism practices by the UK outbound tourism industry, and to build the foundation for an ongoing process of continual improvement and engagement, by:
- Increasing the economic benefits from tourism by promotion of sustainable livelihoods for local communities from meeting the needs of the tourism industry.
- minimising the use of scarce resources - land, soil, energy and water.
- reducing pollution, waste, noise and congestion
- conserving of plants, animals, ecosystems and landscapes including protected areas
- respecting the integrity of the local cultures and avoiding negative effects on social structures of communities affected by the tourism industry
- encouraging responsible behaviour by tourists

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