Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, Australia
This resort in the Greater Blue Mountains has restored natural habitat for rare wildlife and planted more than 200,000 indigenous trees.
Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, Maldives
Four Seasons’ Reefscapers project helps regenerate coral damaged by climate change. In addition, the coral-growing frames are locally produced, providing small-business development.
Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador
Located in a former logging area, Mashpi works to rehabilitate biodiversity-rich cloud forest; its efforts have led to the recent discovery of two new species: the Mashpi torenteer frog and Mashpi magnolia.
Singita Grumeti -- Sabora Tented Camp, Tanzania
Singita Grumeti’s community efforts include funding a farmers’ cooperative, training game scouts to reduce poaching (the lodge is adjacent to Serengeti National Park), and establishing a culinary school for locals.
Six Senses Douro Valley, Portugal
Six Senses’ on-site Earth Lab teaches guests about conservation, and its cork exchange program collects used wine corks and trades them for tree saplings used in reforestation.
As part of its efforts to eliminate single-use plastics, EXO gives its guests reusable bottles and refills them with safe, clean water from in-vehicle water bags.
Lindblad’s environmentally friendly practices include serving sustainable seafood. It also supports conservation and research in fragile destinations such as the Galápagos Islands.
Royal Caribbean International
This cruise line partners with the World Wildlife Fund to educate guests on marine conservation, and its environmental officers focus on water conservation and recycling.
Based in Costa Rica, this company sets annual targets for reducing energy and water use and tracks progress toward sustainability goals through a “Smart Flow” system.
This China-based tour provider’s program to actively support artisanal cultural heritage includes establishing a pop-up bazaar in Beijing that showcases traditional crafts from all over the country.