Share Your Stories During The Grand Tour 2015

Share Your Stories During The Grand Tour 2015

Sustainability Leaders LogoThe Grand Tour 2015....


TIES Members have the chance for their stories to be told by a team of independent, dedicated journalists and bloggers led by Florian Kaeder and Natalia Ferrer Roca, editors of during The Grand Tour.


If you have been a finalist or winner of an international sustainable tourism award, or have obtained the highest level of a GSTC recognized sustainability certification (such as Biosphere, Green Key, Rainforest Alliance, EarthCheck, GreenGlobe…), then this is your chance to have your story told. is working with TravelMoleVISION on Sustainable Tourism and eTN to get your story in front of 700,000+ potential visitors, clients and investors in 132 countries.


Recent interviews with sustainable tourism thinkers, shakers and doers published on include Luigi Cabrini (GSTC Chair and UNWTO Advisor), Masaru Takayama (Asian Ecotourism Network), and Megan Epler Wood (Harvard University, founder of The International Ecotourism Society).


Sustainability-Leaders has already visited and featured a range of hotels and tours including TIES Member Echidna Walkabout Wildlife Tours, Vílla Orange, Siloso Beach Resort, Elm Wildlife Tours, and Ole Leura Dairy.


How it works

Position your destination internationally by having your success stories told, your best accommodation and tours reviewed, and your sustainable tourism leaders interviewed!


  • Explain why your destination should be included in the Grand Tour, which businesses to feature, and when to visit
  • Sustainability Leaders editors will visit and tour your destination (slow travel approach, minimum 3/4 weeks per destination
  • Minimum of 3 nights at the hotels to get a chance to really experience a place
  • Help Sustainability Leaders find suitable sponsors to cover expenses

Preference will be given to businesses (hotels, tours) who can help arrange a destination-wide visit by getting in touch with your DMO (Tourism Office)


Would you like to be featured? Contact us via 


About is a niche portal and think-blog providing latest sustainable tourism business and leadership insights, interviews and examples of successful businesses and destination. Edited by Florian Kaefer and Natalia Ferrer Roca: trained journalists, researchers (PhDs), keen travelers.


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About TIES

As the world's oldest and largest international ecotourism association, TIES seeks to be the global source of knowledge and advocacy uniting communities, conservation, sustainable travel..




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The Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference will highlight global challenges and local opportunities, supporting sustainable development of tourism and promoting solutions that balance conservation, communities and sustainable travel.

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