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  • CBT Vietnam

    Sapa, Vietnam
    Categories: hotel/guesthouse
    CBT Vietnam is a partnership between a Canadian university, the Canadian Development organization and the Hanoi Open University to create a community tourism training program in the Sapa region. As part of the goal of CBT to connect the village and local homestays with incoming tourists and tour operators, they have developed a directory of homestays available in Taphin and Lao Chai. The directory represents the culmination of the project's work in the Sapa region, highlighting the hard-working men and women from both the Red Dao and Black Hmong communities.
  • DoiTung Tourism Project

    Doi Tung, Thailand
    Categories: restaurant/cafe, hotel/guesthouse, coffee shop
    This is a social enterprise that focuses on providing economic stability to the people in Doi Tung, a rural area in Northern Thailand's Golden Triangle. By supporting the coffee shop, boutiques, and guesthouses, you support the livelihoods of the people in the region.
  • Ecolodge Bukit Lawang

    North Sumatra, Indonesia
    Categories: ecotourism, hotel/guesthouse
    Staying in the Ecolodge Bukit Lawang is not only a unique ex­perience but also a personal statement in support of sustainable tourism and it's among the only ways you should stay in this corner of the jungle. The Ecolodge gives you access to all the beautiful nature while ensuring visitors limit their impact on the delicate ecosystem and biodiversity while ensuring the survival of the native orangutans.
  • Expediciones Sierra Norte

    Oaxaca, Mexico
    Categories: ecotourism, tour operator, homestay, hotel/guesthouse
    Pueblos Mancomunados is a community organization in the Oaxaca Valley that integrates the first hiking and mountain biking trails designed to show visitors the most relevant aspects of this important natural site. Local communities are involved in every development stage of the project and it's a stand-out example of the best parts of community-based tourism, as well as stand-out example of indigenous-led tourism.
  • Feynan Ecolodge

    Wadi Feyan, Jordan
    Categories: ecotourism, homestay, hotel/guesthouse
    A gorgeous eco-lodge in the heart of the Dana Biosphere Reserve, surrounded with mountains and steeped in beauty. This location offers travelers a chance to experience authentic Bedouin hospitality in a respectful way. The lodge is completely solar-powered and offers guests the opportunity to take a low-impact hike in the surrounding area, and finish the day sipping sweet tea with local Bedouin.
  • Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda

    Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve, Mexico
    Categories: class/workshop, artwork & crafts, ecotourism, tour operator, hotel/guesthouse
    Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda is a grassroots movement operating in the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve in Mexico.
  • Heaven Hill Homestay

    Besisahar, Nepal
    Categories: homestay, hotel/guesthouse
    This rural homestay offers travelers a chance to experience Nepali life in a small village near . The homestay is deeply embedded with the community, and 10% of profits are funneled into community projects, as well as the Heaven Hill Academy.
  • Hotel Con Corazon

    Granada, Nicaragua
    Categories: hotel/guesthouse
    Hotel con Corazón is a boutique hotel in the center of Granada, Nicaragua. In addition to being a hotel, it is also a foundation which works with children to ensure they finish their education while stimulating the local economy.
  • Inle Heritage

    Inle Lake, Myanmar
    Categories: ecotourism, class/workshop, hotel/guesthouse, cooking class, restaurant/cafe
    Take a learning journey through this organization, which is committed to preserving the region's unique cultural heritage while offering interesting tourism experiences — proceeds contribute to the local community. With a boutique hotel, cooking classes, an award-winning restaurant, Inle Lake tours, and more, there's a range of ways to support this organization's work.
  • Iraq al Amir Guesthouse

    Near Amman, Jordan
    Categories: hotel/guesthouse, homestay
    Run by the Iraq Al-Amir Women Cooperative Society, a social enterprise 45 minutes outside of Amma, Jordan, this guesthouse offers travelers a truly local stay in a rural village, an incredible breakfast, and the chance to participate in any of the Cooperative's handicraft and cooking workshops.