Our Partners

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As part of our efforts to make a positive impact on the travel and tourism industry, we are proud to work with and support the work of these local and global tourism industry organizations.

10 Year Framework of Programmes (10YFP) on Sustainable Tourism

UNEP 10YFP Sustainable TourismThe 10YFP Sustainable Tourism Programme collaborates with international partners to ensure that tourism contributes effectively to sustainable development within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). TrainingAid is a partner of the 10YFP Sustainable Tourism Programme since 2014.

Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)

Global Sustainable Tourism CouncilThe Global Sustainable Tourism Council establishes and manages global sustainable standards with the aim of increasing sustainable tourism knowledge and practices among public and private stakeholders. Working with members and partners from around the world, the GSTC helps ensure that meaningful standards are available globally for sustainability in travel and tourism. TrainingAid manages the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program and is an affiliate partner. 


Travindy Essential Tourism NewsFocusing exclusively on sustainable and responsible tourism news, Travindy reports on the innovations, insights and issues shaping a sustainable future for tourism. We believe Travindy is an important place to find quality curated and customizable content for tourism industry professionals, and are excited to collaborate with Travindy as a partner.

Black Sea Sustainable Rural Tourism Program

Black Sea Sustainable Rural Tourism ProgramThe Black Sea Sustainable Rural Tourism Program is an integrated rural tourism initiative focused on the sustainable development of community tourism in the Black Sea Region. The program, through the development of an online platform, aims to establish a unifying brand reflecting the common standards, values and interests of the rural communities and destinations in the region.

In addition, we are members of the following industry associations and networks:

- Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)
- The International Ecotourism Society (TIES)