We would like to express our sincere gratitude to people that have shared their thoughts on the transformative power of tourism and provided insight into their own practice aimed to foster social, economic and environmental sustainability. We also thank those that have helped us in setting up these interviews. We are very grateful to Suzanne Vorbrugg (owner operator of Suzanne’s B&B and Gardens Füssen), Franzisca Reichter (Public Relation Manager at Brodowin Eco-village, Germany), Alexandra Feldner (Founder and Manager of Wise at Heart, Berlin), Kati Matschass (Customer Service at artHotel Magdeburg, Germany), Katie Lloyd-Nunn (Programme and Communications Manager at Hawkwood College, UK); Dominic Acland (Managing Director at Embercombe Center for Transformation, UK); Randolf Flemming (co-founder of Buckland Hall, UK); Paul nad Mandy (owner manager of Mokus Valley) and Anna Lenard (owner manager of Bupap); and Ivan Crnković Pavenka (founder of Velebit Association Kuterevo); Danijela Bucić (Owner manager of Mountain Traveller Croatia and Yerkovitch family (owner manager of Lindentree resort).
We are also grateful to Anna Pollock (http://conscious.travel/) and Melanie Smith (BKF University of Applied Sciences, Budapest) for helping us set up interviews in the UK and Hungary, respectively. We also thank Pauline Sheldon in joining us for the field visit and interviews in the UK.