Friends of Green Traveller
Greentraveller is working with the following organisations to
promote sustainable transport and tourism
VisitBritain is the national tourism agency, a nondepartmental public body, funded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, responsible for promoting Britain worldwide and developing its visitor economy. Its mission is to grow the value of inbound tourism to Britain, working with a wide range of partners in both the UK and overseas. Through its global reach, it aims to increase visitor spend to all parts of Britain and improve Britain’s ranking in the eyes of international travellers. VisitBritain has commissioned Green Traveller's writers to produce a series of feature articles on local food and sustainable holidays.
VisitEngland is England's national tourist board. Its role is to grow the value of tourism by working in partnership with the industry to deliver inspirational marketing campaigns and to provide advocacy for the industry and visitors. The organisation’s work is underpinned by robust research and customer insights. Green Traveller has produced a series of map leaflets with Visit England: Green London and Green Brighton Guide. Since these were published, VisitEngland has invited Green Traveller to speak at its Destination Management Forum on the Untapped market session as experts in 'Green Tourism'.
VisitWales is the tourism team within the Welsh Assembly Government's Department for Heritage. Visit Wales has taken over the functions of the former Wales Tourist Board (WTB), with responsibility for the promotion and development of tourism in Wales. Its mission is to "maximise tourism's contribution to the economic, social and cultural prosperity of Wales" and to deliver the Welsh Assembly Government’s Tourism strategy. VisitWales has commissioned Green Traveller to produce a series of videos promoting sustainable transport and tourism at its Centres of Excellence plus Green Traveller produced a complete Guide to the Protected Landscapes of Wales.
Scottish Natural Heritage is funded by the Scottish Government. Its purpose is to promote care for and improvement of the natural heritage help people enjoy it responsibly enable greater understanding and awareness of it promote its sustainable use, now and for future generations. Scottish Natural Heritage worked with Green Traveller to promote its View from the train campaign.
National Parks UK: The UK's National Parks are home to some of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes in Britain. Guided by the Sandford principle, the National Parks work to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage within their individual regions. In addition to this, the UK's National Parks family works to promote opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of the special qualities of National Parks by the public. The 15 members of the National Parks family are: Brecon Beacons, Cairngorms, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Lake District, Loch Lomond & the Trossachs, New Forest, Northumberland, North York Moors, Peak District, Pembrokeshire Coast, Snowdonia, South Downs, Yorkshire Dales.
The Landmark Trust is a charity that rescues important buildings that would otherwise be lost. It takes on historic places in danger and carefully and sensitively restore them. By making them available for holidays, they make sure they can be enjoyed by all, both today and for future generations. The Landmark Trust is working with Green Traveller to promote a selection of its properties to Green Traveller's audience.
The National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty is the association of all 46 AONBs in England and Wales. Green Traveller has been a sponsor of its annual conference and we have worked with many of its members to produce Green Traveller's Guides to AONBs as part of our aim to promote sustainable travel to protected landscapes.
Good Journey offers inspiration for car-free days out in the UK & discounts at attractions.