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Social Investment Initiatives

​TreadRight Foundation


TreadRight is a not-for-profit foundation established by The Travel Corporation to encourage sustainable tourism within our own family of brands, and in the places we visit.
  
To date, TreadRight has committed more than USD 2 million to sustainable tourism projects worldwide and encourages industry best practice by annually supporting the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Tourism for Tomorrow awards.

TreadRight reflects the commitment The Travel Corporation has made to adopting responsible business practices and our work to create a more sustainable future.

Learn more about TreadRight Foundation.


 

For any other suggestions or comments – please don’t hesitate to contact us on Earthteam@thompsons.co.za.
 

Other initiatives: 

 
Helping to save the Rhino

GoRhino Logo

Thompsons Holidays is proud to be part of Project Rhino KZN through our partnership with GoRhino. GoRhino has partnered with Project Rhino KZN, an initiative that sees like-minded associations united to put rhino poaching to an end. Their mission is to show our support in any way we possible. For every GoRhino membership purchased, GoRhino contributes towards Project Rhino KZN’s cause. Saving customer’s rand’s while saving the rhinos!


Walking the Talk

To show our support for various courses aimed at developing a better South Africa, we enjoyed stretching our legs at the 702 #WTT2015 with BCD Travel South Africa and Protea Hotels. We had lots of fun while walking for a great partnership. View more pics here.
702 Walk The Talk 2015


Earth Day

To demonstrate support for environmental protection, our team took to the streets and we got rid of rubbish in our neighbourhood. We are commited to supporting responsible tourism in our locak destinations and outside our borders. View pics here.
Earth Day at Thompsons

 

Supporting Green Africa Trust

In September, a team from Thompsons Holidays visited Victoria Falls to get an update on the hotels and activities available at this popular destination. The team brought along books, bags and pencils to donate to a local school through Greenline Africa Trust.    
Greenline Africa Trust aims to improve the livelihoods of marginalized women, children & youth through sustainable projects focusing on livelihoods, health, education and biodiversity management.
Green Africa Trust

 

Jordan House Old Age Home

In November, our team visited the Jordan House Old Age Home. This is an amazing NGO whose main objective is to provide shelter, meals, clothing and other life amenities for the aged or disabled persons. 

Jordan House Old Age Home

Save the Rhino Fundraising Event

We had a great time hosting our supplier friends and stakeholders at the "Save the Rhino fundraising event".
Thompsons is committed to contributing towards the conservations of endangered secies such as Rhino. This is important for the sustainabulity of the travel industry and for future generations.
Save The Rhino fund raiser - at the Barnyard