Our Mission and Vision
Our mission is to inspire responsible, impactful, sustainable and ethical travel through education.
We envision a world where travel is a force for positive transformation for both travelers and travel destinations.
What RISE stands for
We educate young travelers about ethical treatment of working animals in tourism and promote compassionate conservation of terrestrial and marine wildlife
We educate young travelers about how the global tourism industry impacts local economies and teach them ways to maximize the amount of tourism dollars that goes to local economic development
We educate young travelers about cultural diversity, racial dynamics, and social justice issues that are affecting host communities, and teach them ways to empower the disenfranchised and support sustainable community development projects
We educate young travelers about how the global tourism industry impacts the environment locally and globally and inspire eco-conscious travel habits and decisions