Travel With Impact

Travel With Impact
How You Travel Matters

Our mission at Indagare is to inspire and empower people to change their lives—and the world—through travel and to have a positive impact on the places they visit. How you travel allows you to better understand and support local communities, preserve great cultural sites for future generations, protect critically endangered wildlife and ecosystems and make a difference in the fight against climate change. Each Indagare Membership contributes to the Indagare Impact Fund and carbon neutrality efforts.

Read more about our initiatives, and make sure that how you travel matters, too.

The Three Pillars of Indagare Impact

Our focus on impact comes down to three main areas in which travel can be a source for good.


When we send people out into the world, Indagare vets our partners carefully to ensure that we can promote the long-term sustainability and development of the local communities we visit, focusing on the support and elevation of marginalized populations through directed projects that address issues at their root.


Many destinations are at risk of losing their valuable cultural and natural heritages due to overdevelopment—as well as overtourism and poor tourism practices. Indagare believes in preserving long-held customs and architectural wonders and protecting the autonomy of local culture for the future.


In the midst of a rapidly changing climate, every effort to preserve our planet counts—from protecting and conserving wildlife to ensuring carbon neutrality and zero waste—and we are dedicated to helping our members do the same during their travels.

Impact Hotels

Learn more about the properties that share our mission to improve the world's heritage, environment and communities through travel.

How We Choose Our Impact Partners

Indagare has developed key parameters we use to vet every organization when seeking Impact partners.


Organizations should be managed locally by the individuals who best know the destination and their community.


Organizations should have clearly stated goals and measurable metrics of progress.

Depth of Scope

Organizations should seek to solve a problem at its roots and not simply provide a temporary band-aid.


Organizations should have a long-term impact for future generations.


Organizations should demonstrate how they spend their funds.

Further Reading

We’re here to help you make informed decisions about your travels. Read below to find out more about the hotels that meet our impact standards, and other ways you can travel responsibly.

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