Associations

Better Business Bureau

ExpeditionTrips is proudly accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Click logo to verify BBB accreditation.

Condé Nast Traveler

Handpicked by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine, ExpeditionTrips President Ashton Palmer is recognized as a Top Travel Specialist for Small Ship Expeditions, representing the best combination of expertise, access, and value.

Forbes

Our website has been voted 'Best of the Web' by Forbes since 2000!

International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO)

An organization founded in 1991 to advocate, promote and practice safe and environmentally responsible private-sector travel to the Antarctic.

International Galapagos Tour Operators Association (IGTOA)

A non-profit association of travel companies, conservation organizations, and other groups that seek a lasting protection of the Galapagos Islands by lobbying for conservation, fund projects, and promoting and practicing sustainable tourism.

Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA)

A global membership organization and home to a thriving community of more than 800 responsible, profitable businesses, destinations and media who transform customers and businesses alike into advocates for sustainability and justice worldwide.

The International Ecotourism Society (TIES)

The world's oldest and largest ecotourism organization, TIES is committed to promoting the principles of ecotourism and responsible travel by uniting conservation, communities and sustainable travel.

Pure

A global membership organization and home to a hand-selected, invitation-only group of Experiential Travel visionaries who are passionate in travel's ability to deeply enrich people’s lives and ultimately change the world for the better.