At Holbrook Travel, we've spent decades developing partnerships and affiliations with individuals and organizations that support our values and goals. Our expertise in travel is broad, and our long-time alliances span a number of fields including education, science, technology, conservation, community, nature, and wildlife. Through these relationships we strive to better serve our travelers and the communities and natural resources of the destinations we visit.

The Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) is a non-profit research institution that promotes responsible tourism policies and practices globally so local communities can thrive and care for their cultural resources and biodiversity. Holbrook Travel works tirelessly to support and adhere to CREST’s policies for sustainable travel. Visit for more information.

Holbrook Travel is a supporting partner in Audubon and its partners’ conservation work in Latin America and in the Caribbean. One key aspect of that work is the strengthening of bird-based tourism as a conservation and sustainable development tool. The tours developed from this initiative are designed to help protect key target areas along the flyways for migratory and local species.

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Holbrook Travel is a founding member of Friends of Serengeti, a non-profit organization that uses sustainable travel to preserve the Serengeti ecosystem as a legacy for future generations of Africans and international visitors. Friends of Serengeti is dedicated to bringing together travel companies and travelers to build a permanent structure of support, advocacy, and funding. Learn more about the mission at

Fund for Teachers awards fellowships for self-designed professional development to PreK-12 teachers. Believing that teachers know best how they can make an impact in their classroom, fellowships range from world travel to conferences and seminars. Teachers traveling with Holbrook have been the recipients of Fund for Teacher grants for programs to Costa Rica, Ecuador, and more. Visit for more information.

Holbrook has been creating custom programs for Girl Scouts since 2007. In that time, Girl Scouts have traveled on numerous Destinations trips to places across the globe, such as Iceland, Guatemala, South Africa, and more. Through these programs with us, Girl Scouts have encountered exciting, life-changing international experiences, creating memories that will impact their lives forever. 

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The International Galápagos Tour Operators Association (IGTOA) is a non-profit association of travel companies, conservation organizations, and other groups dedicated to preserving the Galápagos Islands for the enjoyment, education, adventure, and inspiration of present and future generations of travelers. As one of IGTOA’s founding members, Holbrook Travel has been committed to maintaining strict sustainable tourism standards that support the protection of the islands. Visit to learn more.

Road Scholar is a not-for-profit organization that has inspired adults to learn, discover, and travel since 1975. Road Scholar programs include an extraordinary range of topics, formats, and locations in every state in the U.S., in 150 countries, and aboard ships and sailing vessels on waterways throughout the world. 

The Sarapiquí Conservation Learning Center (SCLC) is a non-profit organization located in Costa Rica that offers opportunities for mutual exchange between visitors and local people through cultural activities and service projects. Funded in part by its ecotourism activities, the SCLC focuses its efforts in four areas: environmental education, community development, conservation, and tourism. 

Selva Verde Lodge was founded in 1985 by the Holbrook family to protect the rainforest and wildlife of the Sarapiquí region.  As one of Costa Rica's pioneering ecolodges, Selva Verde is committed to a sustainable future for Sarapiquí and proudly carries Costa Rica's Certification for Sustainable Tourism.