Tourism, travel, leisure and sports
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South African Tourism is teaming with independent, nonprofit NGO Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa to develop fair-trade tourism packages with outbound tour operators in leading source markets and step up a decade-old effort to promote the country as one of the world’s leading fair-trade tourism...
Tourism is a rapidly growing industry throughout the world. It can contribute to poverty alleviation through creating new jobs and providing entrepreneurial opportunities for people from a variety of backgrounds, skills and experiences. Community-based tourism - a type of tourism that is owned and...
Fair Trade Sports Inc, a company that manufactures sports equipment in the US, has teamed up with Project Hope Worldwide.
Community-based tourism (CBT)-a type of a tourism that is owned and managed by the local community and its members- has emerged as a mechanism to facilitate locally based tourism activities in many developing countries, including the Kyrgyz Republic. The first CBT group was established in May 2000...
Following the Asian tsunami the Indonsesian Ministry of Culture and Tourism has partnered with the Bali Hotels Association (BHA) to improve tsunami readiness amongst hotels. The initiative is supported by the German Centrum für Migration und Entwicklung (CIM).
The Veolia Environment Foundation has made a grant to the Get Involved" Project of Outward Bound Bulgaria, an organization that provides outdoor adventure courses for young people.
Southern Water, its employees and customers have supported WaterAid since 1981, promoting WaterAid through organising and taking part in fundraising events and making donations.
ASGN (the Association to Safeguard the Giraffes of Niger) used grants from the Wildlife Protection Foundation in the UK and from the Zoo de Doue in France to set up a successful micro-credit scheme.
Timberland partners with Big City Mountaineers (BCM), an organization uniting volunteer mentors with urban youth for life-changing outdoor journeys.
In February 2008, ConocoPhillips Ltd Qatar was the exclusive Gold Sponsor of Qatar-based NGO Reach Out To Asia, ROTA’s, third Wheels 'n' Heels community fun day.