CREATING

A SUSTAINABLE

FUTURE

The Long Run is a global membership organisation committed to driving holistic sustainability and nature conservation for the benefit of all. Members implement responsible practices across Conservation, Community, Culture, and Commerce via onsite and online technical support. This practical framework, known as the 4Cs, has helped the world’s leading eco-lodges, privately protected areas, and travel businesses embed sustainability into operations, creating net benefits for local people and nature.

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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Travel 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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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, Laikipia, Kenya

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Caiman, 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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Lengishu House, Borana Conservancy, Laikipia, Kenya

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Nikoi Island, Nikoi Island, Indonesia

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Sasaab, Samburu, Kenya

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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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Arijiju, Borana Conservancy, Laikipia, Kenya

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Arkaba, Flinders Ranges Way, Australia

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

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Cardamom Tented Camp, Cambodia

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Castle Leslie Estate, Ireland

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Cempedak Private Island, Bintan, Indonesia

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Chumbe, Zanzibar, Tanzania

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Condor Valley, Argentina

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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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HBD Príncipe, Republic of São Tomé & Príncipe

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House in the Wild, Kenya

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Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve, Andes Patagonian, Chile

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Ibiti, Brazil

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Kicheche Mara Camp, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

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Kualoa Ranch, Kaneohe, Hawaii

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Lapa Rios Lodge, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

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Nay Palad Hideaway, Siargao Island, Phillipines

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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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Sala’s Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya

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Samara Karoo Reserve, Great Karoo, South Africa,

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Saruni Eagle View, Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Kenya

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Saruni Leopard Hill, Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Maasai Mara, Kenya

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Shinta Mani Wild – A Bensley Collection, Cambodia

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Sirikoi, Lewa Conservancy, Kenya

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Six Senses Laamu, The Maldives

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The Hide Safari Camp, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

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Thornybush, South Africa

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Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge, Pokhara, Kaski District, Nepal

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Tswalu Kalahari, Southern Kalahari, South Africa,

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Travel 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.

Alchemist Travel, Singapore

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All For Nature Travel, The Netherlands

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AMADI, Switzerland

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Ayu in the Wild, Sri Lanka

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Bellingham Safaris, South Africa

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Blind Experiences, Italy

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Cayuga Collection, Costa Rica

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Cottar’s Safari Services, Kenya

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Dolomite Mountains, Italy

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Earth Changers, United Kingdom

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Enigma, Peru

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Fireblade Aviation, South Africa

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Fisher Private Travel, UK

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Glove Travel, Chile & Argentina

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Journey’s Intent, USA

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Journeys With Purpose, United Kingdom

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Niarra Travel, United Kingdom

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Postcard Travel, India

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Senderos, United Kingdom

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Singular Places, Germany

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Steppes Travel, United Kingdom

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We Travel, Denmark

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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.

Bergplass Nature Reserve, South Africa

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Bouteco, United Kingdom

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Connecting Spaces, Switzerland

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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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Linking Tourism & Conservation (LT&C), Norway

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Positive Impact Forever, Indonesia

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Riverwind Foundation, United States

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Saruni Basecamp, Kenya

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Stevie Mann Photographer, Kenya

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Sumba Hospitality Foundation, Indonesia

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