Travel as a catalyst for

transforming the future of travel for everyone

We are Travalyst

Led by The Duke of Sussex in partnership with, Expedia Group, Google, Skyscanner, Group, Tripadvisor, and Visa, Travalyst is a non-profit organisation working to identify – and help bring about – the systemic changes needed in order for sustainable travel to be taken out of the niche, and into the mainstream.  

We believe tourism can, and must, play a key role in achieving a sustainable future for our world; so we’re convening the key players, and catalysing the necessary action, to change the impact of travel, for good.

We are committed to being a driving force that redefines what it means to travel, helping everyone explore our world in a way that protects both people and places, and secures a positive future for destinations and local communities for generations to come.

Read our 2021 report to learn more about our work. For more information on the Travalyst organisation and our operating structure, see here.



The time is now

The number of people around the world taking international trips has more than doubled since 2000, and is set to increase by the same number again by 2030*. As more and more people travel, so too increases the impact on the environment and local communities – and the opportunities to do good with each trip we take.

By 2030
1.8bnpeople will travel

An estimated
8.9tnto the global economy in

In 2019
1/10of all jobs globally were travel

*According to the World Bank. **According to the UN World Tourism Organisation. ***According to the World Travel and Tourism Council

Travellers want to have a positive impact

This is not just about the personal choices each traveller makes, it is about a major shift in the way the world travels. As Travalyst partners, we are making this a priority – and we want to encourage our peers, business partners, and customers to do so as well. How we get there, where we stay and what we do matters.

71%of global travellers think travel
companies should offer more
sustainable travel choices.*
10mntravellers using Skyscanner selected the
lowest CO2 emission flight option over the
last 12 months.**
68%of people said that it was important that
the money they spent on travel went back
into the local community.*

*’s 2019 Sustainable Travel Report, **

Our partners

Together with The Duke of Sussex, our aim is to spark a movement of like-minded companies, organisations and changemakers to transform the future of travel into a more sustainable one that supports and protects destinations and local communities for decades to come.

We will use our influence to explore and promote initiatives worldwide that have the ability to preserve destinations, ensure that local communities thrive, and protect wildlife and environments through responsible practices.

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