About us

The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) brings together the world’s leading international hotel companies to provide a voice for environmental and social responsibility in the industry. We work to demonstrate in a very practical way that environmental and social responsibility makes good business sense.

History

It was in the wake of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (the original Rio Earth Summit) that the International Hotels Environment Initiative, now known as the International Tourism Partnership (ITP), was formed. ITP was a programme of the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) for 20 years. In 2013 as IBLF prepared to wind down its core operations, ITP re-located its team, IP, funding and programmes to a new host organisation, Business in the Community (BITC).20 years on, we look back at some of the…

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Governance

The International Tourism Partnership is a global programme of Business in the Community (BITC) and as such, is subject to the overarching governance of BITC. BITC is both a UK…

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ITP Staff

The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) consists of a team of sustainable leadership and hospitality experts, committed to driving the sustainable and responsible agenda in…

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Advisory Panel

The Advisory Panel is an international group of leaders in hospitality management, sustainable tourism, research, education and training. The Panel has been established to…

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Partners

The International Tourism Partnership collaborates with a number of organisations to advance the sustainable tourism agenda. By working with corporate, public and not-for-profit…