BUSABOUT, in partnership with the TreadRight Foundation, encourages the sustainable development of tourism by supporting projects that benefit the environment, heritage, and community.
TreadRight is a not-for-profit organization established by The Travel Corporation and its family of brands. To date, TreadRight has helped support more than 35 sustainability projects around the world. Current initiatives include sponsoring the National Geographic Society’s inaugural “World Legacy Awards,” WildAid and inspiring wildlife advocates like Terri Irwin.
A leading environmentalist, adventurer and explorer, Céline Cousteau truly embodies the TreadRight philosophy. As a documentary filmmaker and gifted storyteller, Céline has travelled the world working to help amplify the voices of the amazing individuals who are working to protect ecosystems, wildlife, and people. In 2015, TreadRight welcomed Céline as our official ambassador, helping us tell the stories of our projects and partners.
By working with Save Vernazza, we hope to support sustainable tourism and give back to a region that has given our passengers so much in the past.
UN INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM FOR DEVELOPMENT 2017
Recognizing the fundamendal value of the global tourism sector as a lever for development of nations economically, socially, culturally and environmentally, the United Nations 70th General Assembly designated 2017 as the UN International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, framed within the context of the universal 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The International Year aims to support changes in policies, business practices, and consumer behaviour towards a more sustainable tourism sector that contributes to SDGs.
We are proud to annouce that as part of The Travel Corporation (TTC) Busabout is a Diamond Sponsor of the UN International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, in partnership with the UNWTO for the duration of 2017.