CREATING

A SUSTAINABLE

FUTURE

The Long Run is a community of like-minded, innovative people committed to leveraging the power of their business for the health of the planet and the well-being of people. GER® and Fellow Members of The Long Run own, directly manage or significantly influence the management of a natural area of conservation value whilst Affiliate Members represent individuals or organisations who ethos is aligned with The Long Run’s vision and mission.

Global Ecosphere Retreats®

Global Ecosphere Retreats® represent the highest level of membership in The Long Run community. Each nature-based tourism business has met the GER® recognition requirement in all areas of the 4Cs and is a centre of excellence in sustainable business practices.

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Fellow Members

Fellow Members are travel destinations and lodges that own, manage or significantly influence areas of biodiversity. They are committed to a continuous journey of improvement towards excellence in sustainability and the 4Cs — Conservation, Community, Culture and Commerce. Each member works towards the prestigious and GSTC-recognised Global Ecosphere Retreats® (GER®) standard and becomes a center of excellence.
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Affiliate Members

Affiliates are highly regarded, expert non-profits, academics, institutions and media platforms that align closely with our ethos and help The Long Run to collaborate, inspire and promote its mission. They are ambassadors of The Long Run and the 4Cs approach and provide vital in-kind support to assist our vision and mission.
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Partners

Travel Partners are tour operators, agents, travel designers and any business selling travel that actively aligns itself with The Long Run’s community and commitment to the 4Cs — Conservation, Community, Culture and Commerce.

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GER® Members

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Fellow Members

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Affiliate Members

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Travel Partners

Global Ecosphere Retreats®

GER® members of The Long Run are centres of excellence in sustainability. Each GER® member has undergone all the necessary steps of the rigorous GER® recognition process. Being a GER® demonstrates their commitment as a leader in sustainable tourism and the extensive positive impacts their business has on biodiversity and the well being of people through pursuing the holistic balance in Conservation, Community, Culture and Commerce (4Cs). 

Borana Ranch, Laikipia, Kenya

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Caiman Ecological Refuge, Pantanal, Brazil

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Cottars 1920’s Camp, Maasai Mara, Kenya

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Grootbos Nature Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa

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Lapa Rios Lodge, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

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Segera, Laikipia, Kenya

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Sinal Do Vale, Santo Antonio, Brazil

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Tahi, North Island, New Zealand

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Wolwedans, NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namibia

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Fellow Members

Fellow Members are travel destinations and lodges that own, manage or significantly influence areas of biodiversity. They are committed to a continuous journey of improvement towards excellence in sustainability and the 4Cs — Conservation, Community, Culture and Commerce. Fellow Members receive onsite visits from The Long Run’s team of experts to brainstorm challenges and develop action plans. They also receive continuous remote support individually, and as part of our regular 4C Calls. Each member works towards the prestigious and GSTC-recognised Global Ecosphere Retreats® (GER®) standard and becomes a center of excellence.

Amazon Yarapa, Yarapa River, Peru

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Arkaba, Flinders Ranges Way, Australia

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Basecamp Oulanka, Oulanka National Park, Finland

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Batu Batu, Pulau Tengah, Mersing, Johor, Malaysia,

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Caballadas, Patagonia, Argentina

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Cempedak Private Island, Bintan, Indonesia

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Chumbe, Zanzibar, Tanzania

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Comrie Croft, Crieff, Scotland

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Condor Valley, Argentina

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Corrour, Scotland

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EcoCamp Patagonia, Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena, Chile

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Estancia Pampa Grande, Salta, Argentina,

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House in the Wild, Kenya

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Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve, Andes Patagonian, Chile

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Kasiiya Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge, Alaska

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Kicheche Mara Camp, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

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Kualoa Ranch, Kaneohe, Hawaii

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Lengishu House, Borana, Conservancy, Laikipia, Kenya

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Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia

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Nay Palad Hideaway, Siargao Island, Phillipines

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Nikoi Island, Nikoi Island, Indonesia

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Nomad Lodges Amazonas, Amazonas, Colombia

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Pacuare Lodge, Pacuare River, Costa Rica

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Pousada Trijunção, Cerrado, Brazil

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Samara Private Game Reserve, Great Karoo, South Africa,

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Sasaab, Samburu, Kenya

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Six Senses Laamu, The Maldives

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Sundy Praia, Republic of São Tomé & Príncipe

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Tanja Lagoon Camp, Sapphire Coast, Australia

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The Hide Safari Camp, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

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Tswalu Kalahari, Southern Kalahari, South Africa,

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Affiliate Members

Affiliate Members are highly regarded, expert non-profits, academics, institutions and media platforms that align closely with our ethos and help The Long Run to collaborate, inspire and promote its mission. They are ambassadors of The Long Run and the 4Cs approach and provide vital in-kind support to assist our vision and mission. Affiliate members tend to be invited to join The Long Run.

Adventure Junky, Australia

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African Bush Camps, South Africa

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African People & Wildlife, United States

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All For Nature Travel, The Netherlands

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Bee+Hive, Canada

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Bergplass Nature Reserve, South Africa

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Bouteco, United Kingdom

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Canopy Power, Singapore

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Connecting Spaces, Switzerland

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Conservation Capital, United Kingdom

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Creature Wildlife Projects, United States

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Earth Changers, United Kingdom

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Efisur, Singapore

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Efisur, United States

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Eike Otto Tourism Consultant, Germany

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Greener Act

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Greentraveller Productions, United Kingdom

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HM Design, United States

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Jacada Travel, United Kingdom

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Linking Tourism & Conservation (LT&C), Norway

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Pinpoint Sustainability, South Africa

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Projecto Oncafari, Brazil

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Riverwind Foundation, United States

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Senderos, United Kingdom

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Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Foundation, Seychelles

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Stevie Mann Photographer, Kenya

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Sumba Hospitality Foundation, Indonesia

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The Global Lead, United States

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Voices For Biodiversity, United States

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Wild Philantropy, United Kingdom

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Wilderness Holdings Limited, Botswana

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World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), United Kingdom

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Partners

Travel Partners are tour operators, agents, travel designers and any business selling travel that actively aligns itself with The Long Run’s community and commitment to the 4Cs — Conservation, Community, Culture and Commerce. Travel partners gain access to our experts, members, events and network, and can tap into a menu of ‘pay as you go’ services for those wanting further dedicated technical and strategic support. In return, partners support and promote the work of The Long Run and Fellow and GER® Members.

Bellingham Safaris, South Africa

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Blind Experiences, Italy

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Blueflower, Hong Kong

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Borneo Eco Tours, Borneo

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Consciously Connected Travel, United Kingdom

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Sally & Alice Travel Co., United Kingdom

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Thika Travel, Netherlands

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We Travel, Denmark

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