Kind Traveler is the 1st Give + Get hotel booking platform driving local community impact Kind Traveler is the world?s 1st socially-conscious Give + Get hotel booking and education platform that empowers travelers to positively impact local communities and the environment in the destinations they visit. Travelers unlock special rates and perks when they give a $10 nightly donation to a locally vetted charity that positively impacts the visiting destination, or to a charity of choice on Kind Traveler. 100 percent of donations go to charity. All of Kind Traveler?s impact goals are aligned with the United Nations? Global Goals for Sustainable Development working to prevent poverty, advance environmental sustainability and reduce inequality. To date, Kind Traveler represents 120+ hotels and 70 nonprofits in 15 countries and is a recipient of Travel + Leisure?s 2020 Global Vision Award. DIRECT BOOKING: Once the $10 nightly donation is collected on Kind Traveler, exclusive hotel rates and perks are unlocked and the traveler books directly with the hotel. WHAT $10 WILL DO/MEASURABLE COMMUNITY IMPACT: With every donation opportunity on Kind Traveler, the traveler will know the exact type of impact a $10 donation will make. For example, a $10 donation to NYC?s City Harvest Food Bank will provide 40 meals to in-need individuals. SEARCH HOTELS BY COMMUNITY IMPACT, SUSTAINABILITY, AND WELLNESS INITIATIVES: Travelers can search hotels by the kind initiatives they have in place. AWARDS: Winner: 2020 Travel + Leisure, Global Vision Award Winner: 2019 Lufthansa Innovation Hub Changemaker Challenge, Germany Finalist: 2019 UNWTO Tourism Tech Adventure, Chile Finalist: 2019 Make Change Awards, Innovation of the Year, LA Finalist: 2019 Bessie Awards, Startup of the Year, U.S. Winner: 2018 Best Ethical Travel Agency, ELUXE Mag, U.K. Winner: 2018 Business Supporter of the Year, Marine Mammal Care Center, LA Winner: 2017 Rising Star in Tourism, Women in Travel & Tourism International
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