The QTA managing directors - for 8000 travel agencies
The Quality Travel Alliance (QTA) wants to adapt the challenges of the tourism market with innovative and in conformity with the market solutions since its founding in 2002. Today, the QTA provides their travel agency partners with a comprehensive and sustainable concept.
Sponsoring the following projects
Everyone is talking about climate protection! The project of the Futouris travel agencies aims to strengthen and improving the travel agents' awareness and knowledge on sustainability and climate protection. The improved information tranfer intends to encourage customers to choose more climate-friendly travel offers and to offset the CO2 emissions caused by their trips through climate protection projects.
Reducing the plastic waste generated by tourism and improving the recycling of unavoidable plastic waste on Balearic Islands – these are the goals of the industry project "Plastic-free holidays on the Balearic Islands" the Futouris members are implementing together with the Government of the Balearic Islands.
Where does the food that is offered on the buffet come from, how is it produced, is the food on my plate typical for the country? These are questions inwhich more and more travelers are interested.
The Sustainable Food industry project has shown that the training of the hotel staff is one of the key factors for realizing a sustainable food offer in hotels.
Food waste measurements in the participating hotel are carried out in cooperation with United Against Waste e.V. and their waste analysis tool. Based on the findings, a set of recommendations will be developed to promote a more responsible handling of food.
The members of Futouris e.V. want to develop a more sustainable range of dishes and drinks in hotels and on cruise ships and to promote local supply chains.
The projects wants to point out ways for travel agencies to integrate sustainability concepts into their daily work routines. This will help to enhance the branch's reputation and motivate the employees to feel more responsible.
Futouris helps Juist to reach the climate-neutral status and become a global flagship project with scientific expertise as well as with financial and political support.
The commitment of the Futouris' members in the KAZA - Kavango Zambesi Transfrontier Area- aims at creating a concept for the sustainable development of tourism and improve the marketing possibilities for sustainable lodges.