Who We Are

Linking Tourism & ConservationOur name is our slogan and purpose


Facilitating an educational global network of tourism and conservation ambassadors. They collaborate to increase tourism best practices that support the establishment, development and management of protected natural areas.


A world where the tourism industry is a main patron of a global network of well-managed protected areas representing and sustaining the world’s diversity of habitats and ecosystems.

LT&C provides examples from all over the world, where tourism supports national parks or other types of protected areas.

LT&C has developed into a global network of members (penguins) with competence and interests in both tourism and conservation. We create synergy and facilitate the sharing of knowledge and expertise among our members.

Are you engaged in, or know of an LT&C-Example, do you wish to learn from others to share best practices, do you dream of visiting these special destinations or simply wish to support our mission?

Then join our global penguin network!

LT&C and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


With its mission, LT&C is a support organisation for the so-called Aichi target 11 of the UN-Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). We are actively engaged in raising the awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), one of the most important decisions and commitment of the entire world society, by focusing and contributing to specific targets of the SDGs 14 (Life below Water) and 15 (Live on Land). Thereby LT&C works in close contact and partnership with UN-Environment and the Sustainable Tourism Programme of UNWTO.

LT&C has devoted itself to support the SDG’s targets 14.4 and 15.1 for a complete network of protected areas on land and below water by 2020:

14.5: By 2020, conserve at least 10 percent of coastal and marine areas, consistent with national and international law and based on best available scientific information.

15.1: By 2020, ensure the conservation, restoration and sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and their services, in particular forests, wetlands, mountains and drylands, in line with obligations under international agreements.

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