From visiting the giant moai statues and volcanos on Easter Island to learning how to loom knit from the Mapuche people of Chile, Travolution offers a wide variety of intercultural experiences that facilitate mutually beneficial encounters between travelers and the local communities. They believe tourism can be a mighty tool for ensuring the sustainable development of these local communities.
The five founders first came up with the idea to contribute to the development of local communities when studying in London back in 2007. Together, they began working on a global network committed to community tourism decide to have their headquarters in their home country of Chile. Travolution officially became a social enterprise in 2010 and has started offering community-based tourism programs in Chile hoping to expand their impact to the rest of the continent soon.
Deep Community Connections
Travolution works closely with local communities to develop and market tours that support their development. They've also built alliances with projects in countries around the world, including Cambodia, Colombia, Uganda, Egypt and more.