What
others say

" Mercure Hotels has benefitted through FTTSA many marketing platforms sach as Trade shows, Road shows and travel packags just to mention a few. It has endorsed a fair and responsible tourism practice on our business. We have adhered to specific criteria including fair wages, working conditions,fair distribution of benefits, ethical business practice and respect for human rights culture and environment."

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How we work with the trade

Partners in promoting Fair Trade Tourism!

More and more travellers are looking for fair and responsible options when they plan their holiday.

Fair Trade Tourism (FTT) offers a possibility of extending ethical purchasing decisions beyond everyday products such as coffee, tea and fruit to also include holidays that guarantee a better life for people in southern Africa and beyond.

FTT is the perfect choice for a tour operator that wishes to signal its commitment to responsible tourism, without compromising the customer experience. Tour operators can support FTT in two ways:

  1. By promoting individual FTT-certified businesses, using the product label. Contact: Emilie Hagedoorn at emilie@fairtrade.travel  to learn more about FTT label usage.

  2. By developing Fair Trade Holidays . Click here to read more about Tour Operators approved to package and sell Fair Trade Holidays.


News – Certified Business

Fair Trade Tourism puts the “Mark of a Good Holiday” next to five newly certified tourism businesses in Madagascar

FTT is now proud to announce the recent certification of five Madagascar tourism businesses. With lemurs, baobabs, rainforest, beaches, desert, trekking and diving, Madagascar is a dream destination for nature…

Pakamisa Lodge puts the Fair Trade Tourism "Mark of A Good Holiday" next to its name!

Kathy Bergs, General Manager of FTT said, “The inclusion of Pakamisa Lodge into the Fair Trade Tourism family furthers our growth into KZN and provides a lovely geographic spread into…

FTT launches Tourism Service Provider Register

Fair Trade Tourism (FTT), a non-profit organisation that promotes responsible tourism in southern Africa and beyond, has recently launched the FTT Tourism Service Provider Register.