Independent tour operators & accommodation providers are among the most important sectors in the entire industry. In a globalised and extractive industry, SME operators are our moral compass: the people on the ground who live and breathe their destinations with genuine expertise and passion, creating livelihoods for ordinary local people, and making the magic happen for free-thinking and open-minded travellers.

And when this is all over, they represent our best hopes for rebalancing the global tourism industry back to its more sustainable grassroots.

But first they need to make it through the storm which is why we, in our small way, are doing as much as we can to support our partners and the wider community of independent/specialist operators:

Free membership criteria

We’ll list, free of charge, tour operators that match the following criteria:

For more information please get in touch: [email protected]