What Are MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experiences?

MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experiences are unique, conscious, and sustainable travel experiences included on almost every vacation you can book with GET. Each experience is chosen with great care, and is based on a robust set of criteria directly tied to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).​

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These are immersive impactful experiences chosen for their benefit on the planet, its people, and wildlife. These sustainable travel experiences give you a deeper understanding of the world and support local communities, bringing greater meaning to your tour and allowing you to travel with purpose.

Your travel will have a positive impact, and you will leave with a greater understanding of sustainable development issues worldwide and the inspiring local community actions to address them.

Identify these experiences across our trips by locating the MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience seal.

New & Featured 2024 MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experiences

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Beekeeping & Honey Tasting in Delphi, Greece

Traditionally a beekeeping area, Delphi has lost most of its beekeeping activity. The decline in bee populations has seen a significant loss of biodiversity.

Meet passionate beekeeper Nikiforos at his honey farm for a taste of his special thyme honey, known to be one of the most nutritious in the world. See the bees thriving in their natural habitat and learn about their role in nature regeneration.


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Exploring Old Town & Chocolate Tasting in Zürich, Switzerland

Join Diana and her team of socially-engaged local guides to uncover the old town of Zürich, during a fun and educational walking tour. Learn about medieval history and current topics of social solidarity, while tasting ethical chocolate.

This experience directly supports local and women-led businesses in Zürich as well as reduces inequalities within the country by supporting local non-profit Essen für Alle (Food for All), which organizes food distributions across Zürich for people in need. 


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Stained Glass Workshop Visit, Siena, Italy

Located in the medieval city of Siena, Italy, Vetrate Artistiche Toscane helps to continue the tradition and production of stained glass that first began in the area during the 12th century. Once an important part of Sienese culture, certain stained glass techniques are now on the verge of disappearing. 

Meet stained glass master and studio owner Massimo Bracciali during a fun and enlightening visit. Learn about Massimo and his brother's passion to restore the craft and train the next generation to create intricate pieces of art. 


More MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experiences Across the World

Plitvice National Park

Join a Local Expert to explore this UNESCO site in Croatia

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Foundation of Flamenco Art

Visit the Cristina Heeren Foundation of Flamenco Art in Spain

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Laboratorio Giuditta Brozzetti

One of the few remaining traditional frame hand-weaving workshops in Italy

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Marta Weaving

Centro de Textiles Tradicionales

Learn about the 10,000-year-old Andean textile tradition in Peru

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Seal Rescue Center

Learn about seal rehabilitation on the coast of Ireland

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Witness the ancient skill of glassblowing in Italy

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Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Learn firsthand from the rangers about conservation efforts in Kenya

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Blackmore Farm

Learn about farming traditions and regional history in Somerset, England

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Ardgowan Estate

Join Sir Ludovic for a tour of his family home in Scotland

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