Ron Mader, founder of Planeta.com, has been a long time participant and indeed partner in the overall development of sustainable tourism information online.
The International Ecotourism Society
Megan Epler Wood, founder of the professional membership association The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), has also been instrumental in the parallel process of promoting sustainable tourism both offline and online.
International Institute for Peace Through Tourism
The influence of Louis D’Amore and the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT) should also be acknowledged.
UNWTO World Tourism Organization
Protectedplanet.net is the new face of the World Database on Protected Areas, a joint initiative between International Union for Conservation of Nature and the UN Environment Program World Conservation Monitoring Center.
International Network of Museums for Peace
The International Network of Museums for Peace (INMP) is a worldwide network of peace museums, peace gardens and other peace related sites, centres and institutions that share in the same desire to build a global culture of peace.
International National Trusts Organisation
The International National Trusts Organisation (INTO) is an international network of National Trusts and similar non governmental organisations, united by a shared commitment to conserving and sustaining heritage.
World Indigenous Tourism Alliance
The World Indigenous Tourism Alliance (WINTA) was founded to create and support an international network of indigenous individuals and groups dedicated to tourism development.
Peace Parks Foundation
Peace Parks Foundation facilitates the establishment of transfrontier conservation areas (peace parks).
Global Network of National Geoparks
The Geoparks initiative was launched by UNESCO in response to the perceived need for an international initiative that recognizes sites representing an earth science interest.
Tour Operators’ Initiative for Sustainable Tourism Development
The Tour Operators’ Initiative for Sustainable Tourism Development (TOI) unites tourism stakeholders from around the world to promote the development, operation and marketing of tourism in a sustainable way.
Ocean Health Index
The Ocean Health Index is a comprehensive new measure that scores ocean health from 0-100.
Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality
The Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality (SATH) is a nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to raise awareness of the needs of all travelers with disabilities.
International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association
The mission of International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) is to create value for LGBT travelers and expand LGBT tourism globally by demonstrating its significant social and economic impact.
World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms
WWOOF International is a network of national organizations that help volunteers to live and learn on organic properties.
Happy Planet Index
Environmental Vulnerability Index
The Environmental Vulnerability Index is designed to be used with economic and social vulnerability indices to provide insights into the processes that can negatively influence the sustainable development of countries.
International Obesity Task Force
International Obesity Task Force is a research-based think tank of international obesity experts and represents the advocacy arm of the International Association for the Study of Obesity.
International Social Tourism Organisation
The International Social Tourism Organisation promotes access to tourism for all, and more particularly for low-income population groups.
Seven Seas Cruising Association
Seven Seas Cruising Association is the oldest and largest worldwide organization supporting the liveaboard cruising lifestyle.
The Long Riders’ Guild
The Long Riders’ Guild is the world’s first international association of equestrian explorers.
Protected Area Downgrading, Downsizing, And Degazettement
PADDDtracker.org monitors protected area downgrading, downsizing, and degazettement (PADDD).
Global Environment Facility Non-Governmental Organization Network
The GEF-NGO Network is made up of GEF-accredited organizations who work in environment and sustainable development.
Overseas Security Advisory Council – Bureau of Diplomatic Security
Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index
Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report – World Economic Forum) is a measurement of the factors that make it attractive to develop business in the travel and tourism industry of individual countries.
Climate Change Performance Index
The CCPI evaluates and compares the climate protection performance of 56 major countries, on the basis of standardised criteria.
Glossary of Climate Change Terms
United States Environmental Protection Agency Glossary of Climate Change Terms.
- Ecotourism: a research bibliography (PDF)
- Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1 (A-F) (Google Books)
- Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia, Volume 2 (G-P) (Google Books)
- Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia, Volume 3 (R-Z) (Google Books)
- Make The Most Of Your Time On Earth: 1000 Ultimate Travel Experiences (Google Books)
- The Encyclopedia of Ecotourism (Google Books)
- The Ethical Travel Guide by @tourismconcern (Google Books)
- The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country In The World (Google Books)
- World Heritage Sites and Biosphere Reserves (UNESCO)
- World Directory of Environmental Organizations (Google Books)
- Glossary of environmental science
- List of adjectival tourisms
- List of countries by carbon dioxide emissions per capita
- List of countries by ecological footprint
- List of countries by forest area
- List of countries without armed forces
- List of local winds
- List of long-distance footpaths
- List of micronations
- Sustainable tourism
- World Tourism rankings