Certificate Fair Trade Tourism


Fair Trade Tourism (FTT) provides business development, networking, marketing, and certification services in southern Africa to support accommodation, attractions, activities, volunteer tourism, and other tourism enterprises, including community-owned ventures, to optimise the environmental, social and economic impacts of tourism in the destination.

This not-for-profit organisation also offers a Fair Trade Tourism approval process (in partnership with Travelife) to tour operators working in / with southern Africa.

Certifying Organisation
Fair Trade Tourism
Partner Organisation/s
Tourism Declares a Climate Emergency, One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme, The Code (Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism), Steadfast Greening, and Travelife for Tour Operators
Travel Countries
South Africa, Madagascar, Mozambique
Certified Tourism Services
more than 60
Sustainability Areas
Environment, Social Issues, Economy, Cultural Heritage
Assessment Process
On site independent audit, with 3-yearly independent audit review
Market Place
Accommodations, Attractions, Activities, Facilities, Food Services, Tour Operators, Volunteer Initiatives
License Period
3 Years

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Organisation Fair Trade Tourism
Postal Address Pretoria 0121, South Africa
Webpage http://www.fairtradetourism.org - open in new window
Released 18/12/2022
Country South Africa
Certified categories
  • Tour operators, Travel agents, Intermediaries Tour operators, Travel agents, Intermediaries
  • Accommodation Providers Accommodation Providers
  • Restaurants & Catering Services Restaurants & Catering Services
  • Attractions Attractions
  • Activities Activities
Operational level Sub-Global
Sustainability Comprehensive
Credibility On-site audit
  • Standard published online for free