Our Members and Partners

Our Members and Partners

Partners and Supporters


TIES partners with environmental NGO's, travel associations, conservation groups and other organizations that share our commitment to responsible travel and sustainable development worldwide in various ways. We welcome innovative ideas and suggestions on potential future partnerships. Please contact us at: info[at]ecotourism.org to submit proposals and to start exploring partnership possibilities.



The foundation of our organization, TIES members. You can find all current members through our Member Search.


Ecotourism Associations

Providing the vital links between governments, NGOs, businesses and citizens, local, national and regional ecotourism associations are a crucial part of our efforts to further TIES mission. We offer complimentary Organization membership to non-profit, non-governmental and multi-stakeholder associations with primary focus on ecotourism and sustainable travel.


>> Learn more about TIES Association Network Program


Industry Partners


Our partnerships with these organizations have helped strengthen our projects and enhance our outreach efforts. We are proud to collaborate with our partners to promote and increase awareness among stakeholders.



Connections Meetings is the global networking and event organiser exclusively serving senior leaders and experts in meetings, luxury and wellness. We bring handpicked leaders from the meetings travel industry together to do business and to discuss the trends and challenges facing the marketplace.



International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges through scientific research and policy development.


Rainforest Alliance

Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.



TrainingAid offers a wide selection of tourism online courses for travel and hospitality professionals. We are supporting skills training for tourism professionals from around the world - from entrepreneurs to community leaders, development experts to career seekers.


UNEP TIES partnership




United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) is the United Nations system's designated entity for addressing environmental issues at the global and regional level.



Media Partners


sustainability leaders partners and members

Sustainability Leaders is dedicated to telling the stories of leaders in sustainable tourism around the world. Their mission is to motivate and inspire travel and tourism professionals to benefit from sustainability as strategy, and to help tourism businesses and destinations communicate their sustainability initiatives to global audiences.

Voyageons autrement member and partner

Voyageons-autrement.com fait la promotion d’hébergements, de tour-opérateurs et de toutes les entreprises de tourisme en france et dans le Monde qui ont été vérifiés par un programme de certification de tourisme durable tiers et indépendant ou recommandés par un organisme reconnu. Une des visées du portail étant d’aider les voyageurs et les acteurs du voyage à choisir des destinations, pas uniquement pour la beauté des sites, mais également parce qu’ils pourront ainsi contribuer au développement des communautés locales et à la protection de la faune et de la flore.



TravelMole Media Partner

TravelMole.com is the first online community for the Travel and Tourism Industry, established in 1998. Today TravelMole.com and TravelMole.TV publishes 15 eNewsletters and broadcasts hundreds of videos to over 450,000 travel & tourism industry professional registered members and subscribers, as well as 30 million consumers in 132 countries. This includes the highly acclaimed VISION on Sustainable Tourism publication.



Travindy media partner Travindy reports on the innovations, insights and issues shaping a sustainable future for tourism. Every day we scour tourism news sites around the world to select the essential news stories affecting the industry. We then distill these stories into their essentials.
Hopineo media partner

Hopineo is a ressource center dedicated to responsible tourism. In addition to existing measures (labels, networks, institutions and local authorities), Hopineo enables small and medium sized companies committed to sustainable tourism to find practical and proven sustainable solutions to empower their sustainable approach and process and to find volunteers to share knowledge, get a one-time help in exchange for room and board, according to their needs of the moment.

Viajar Verde media partner with TIES Como primeiro site de notícias do Brasil exclusivamente dedicado a discutir questões e práticas sobre o turismo sustentável, queremos estimular o intercâmbio de ideias, incentivar que atitudes sustentáveis sejam compartilhadas e criar uma corrente verde e responsável. Se você se identifica com a nossa proposta e quer fazer parte deste movimento, entre em contato conosco.
Viajero responsable Viajero Responsable es un blog colaborativo en español que comparte novedades, herramientas e ideas para viajeros y empresas interesados en lograr una gestión más responsable en sus viajes y actividades. El objetivo principal del blog es colaborar con la distribución de información que ya se encuentra disponible en Internet actuando como un filtro que selecciona y traduce notas y artículos que presenta después en un formato de lectura rápida, permitiendo que sus lectores tengan un acceso simple y rápido a la información. Los artículos pueden ser resúmenes de informes, tendencias o ayudas para que, tanto viajeros o empresas, puedan encontrar buscadores, entrevistas, manuales, guías, eventos o novedades destacadas.



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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