Travel for Tomorrow

We promote responsible tourism so that future generations can also enjoy and discover our planet. No matter whether you are a company, a destination or a traveler – we provide orientation.

For Destinations

Protect the environment and conserve resources

Protect natural attractions and jointly gain strength in your destination

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For Companies

Recognise potentials for improvements and savings

Do your business with an orientation to the future and gain competitive advantages

Improve your competence, transparency, and customer loyalty

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For Globetrotters

Enjoy authentic experiences and untouched nature

Find your perfect holiday with members of the TourCert Community

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Sustainable Tourism

Sustainability is omnipresent in our current economy. From reduced resource consumption and thus cost savings, greater customer and employee satisfaction to image improvement and efficient management – there are many reasons to develop sustainability in a business. With TourCert you will be accompanied to a responsible and ecological management.

All tourism stakeholders, from tour operators and destinations to travellers, should be involved in the process. In practice, this also means giving tips for respectful treatment of nature, local culture and population, making use of local offers, focusing on environmentally friendly mobility, reducing transport distances and involving and informing all local partners in the process.

Let your employees actively participate in your sustainability process and train them so that they themselves can become ambassadors of sustainable travel and promote the development of soft tourism. Motivate your employees to develop themselves and pass on their knowledge about sustainable development to travellers.

TourCert supports you on the way of more corporate responsibility – from consulting, seminars and self-assessment tools to integrated certification – and develops an individual master plan for the implementation. Identify with us the potentials of your company or your destination and take partners and travellers on the way to sustainability by the hand.

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Overtourism: Tourists overrun beloved holiday destinations

What does Overtourism for locals and tourists mean? What can we do about it?

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Best Practice

Tips for your next holiday

This is how you travel responsibly. Even small things can make a difference.

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That’s important to us


Passion for sustainability


Adaptable system


Changing tourism together


Building learning structures


Binding standards


Turismo Comunitario

Fighting poverty through economic independence: With the support of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), we support local communities and their tourism initiatives in Ecuador.

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TourCert Latina

Local Value Added in Latin America: With the support of the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), we are working consistently to support people in Latin America with sustainable tourism and to give them better future opportunities through empowerment.

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TourCert Danube

The Danube Region takes off: The project TourCert Danube includes a comprehensive plan of action to accompany tourism enterprises in the beautiful region along the Danube on their path to more sustainable tourism products and services and to build up a network for further development.

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fairwärts – the contest for sustainable travel – has already completed its second round. It focuses on innovative, sustainable travel products and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda to ensure a sustainable future for our planet.

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Our Partners

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"Plan for the future, because that's where you'll spend the rest of your life."

Mark Twain

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