Vicky Smith

Founder at

United Kingdom

Earth Changers is a curated collection of the best positive impact, transformative tourism for people to find & book trips that truly change the world. Travelmole Best Responsible Travel & Tourism Website, 2019.

Founder Vicky’s worked in tourism since the mid-90s, and sustainable tourism since the mid-00s, in destinations, marketing and ecommerce, heading up operations abroad and online for major tour operators, online travel agents and media, in mainstream tourism, ski, safari, tours, charity challenges and voluntourism, NGOs and sustainable tourism accreditation organisations. She’s been a ski resort manager, a qualified ranger in Africa, charity challenge leader and trustee, and a published academic, helps develop the Global and European Ecotourism Networks and was named an Ambassador for the UK Government Department for the Environment’s Year of Green Action 2019. 

Vicky shared her examples of Positive Tourism Impacts on Communities in our panel article tackling the question: „There are a lot of great examples that show tourism can be a positive force for local communities. What are some of the most inspiring examples you have experienced?