In addition to our mission-driven projects and programs, CREST takes on a limited number of consulting projects every year. We focus on projects that help promote our mission and align with our values. On a fee-for-service basis, our staff offers our research talent and expertise in sustainable tourism and project management to multilateral institutions, governments, private companies, and civil sector organizations.  We work with clients of all sizes to identify and meet their needs – working on a range of matters that include, but are not limited to, the following:           

  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Destination stewardship and stakeholder engagement
  • Destination assessments based on Global Sustainable Tourism Council criteria
  • ‘Green’ finance
  • Climate change adaptation and mitigation
  • Sustainable Tourism and Outdoor Recreation
  • Strategic planning
  • Impact tourism and travel giving
  • Indigenous Peoples and tourism
  • Sustainable development advising
  • Sustainable tourism feasibility studies
  • Assessing impacts of coastal and cruise tourism
  • Promoting innovation in tourism development
  • Certification
  • Market research and trends
  • Strengthening sustainable tourism and ecotourism

Our Past Work

CREST has carried out research and field studies for a wide range of international development and aid agencies, philanthropic foundations, government agencies, academic institutions, conservation organizations, and tourism businesses. To view a comprehensive list of our past work, view our Milestones report. We draw on the experience of our own staff and tap into our extensive network of experts working around the globe.   

Contact Us

For more information about CREST consultancies or to request a proposal, please email