1.4 billion. That’s the number of people who travel every year. That’s 1.4 billion people trying new cuisines, exploring biodiverse ecosystems, getting from here to there, and immersing themselves in foreign cultures.
It’s also 1.4 billion people with the power to impact the places we visit and the lives of the people who live there – for better or worse. That’s why we’ve joined Sustainable Travel International to protect destinations and transform tourism’s impact on the environment.
As travelers and adventurers, we believe it’s up to each and every one of us to protect the destinations we care about and depend on. That’s why we’ve taken our commitment to sustainable tourism to the next level by becoming a member of Sustainable Travel International. We are thrilled to join this global movement of conscientious travelers and businesses that are passionate about making a difference.
Sustainable Travel International is a mission-driven organization dedicated to protecting and conserving our planet’s most vulnerable destinations. They seek to transform tourism’s impact on nature and people by working alongside local communities, engaging travelers and businesses in responsible practices, and strengthening destination management. Through this work, they aim to safeguard nature, combat climate change, and empower communities to preserve the integrity of destinations around the globe.
Through our membership, we’re giving back to impactful projects that support the people and places that make our travel experiences so memorable. Here’s just a few of Sustainable Travel International’s recent initiatives – we can’t wait to see what our membership helps to accomplish!
- Installing sustainable trails and supporting reforestation in Torres del Paine National Park
- Engaging tourists and locals in monitoring the health of the Mesoamerican Reef
- Training small island policy-makers on sustainable tourism management
- Partnering with Chilean Patagonia’s indigenous Kawésqar people to revitalize their cultural heritage
For more information about Sustainable Travel International, visit their website at www.sustainabletravel.org