The Travel Foundation was set up 15 years ago, in 2003. They are a sustainable tourism charity/NGO, and are here tmaximizese the benefits of tourism for people and the environment in destinations. They do this by working with tourism businesses, destination management organisations and NGOs to change how tourism operates. At any one time, they have about 7 or 8 projects running in destinations across the world. They also deliver training and other support to help tour operators, travel agents and other organisations adopt sustainable practices, and they conduct research to help advance understanding of the issues and opportunities that tourism brings.