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About Us

We are a Responsible Tour Operator

ImpacTrip is a social business internationally certified as B-Corp that promotes Responsible Travel Experiences in Portugal, Spain, Croatia, and Italy.

The company was founded in 2015 by two dedicated social entrepreneurs that wanted to change the way people travel, ImpacTrip combines incredible travel experiences with the ability to make a positive social and environmental impact.
We really want travelers to have the most unique and meaningful travel experiences. We help them to connect with the locals, to experience the culture and to contribute in a positive way to the local communities, while making friend from all over the world.

Meet the Team

Rita Marques

As a serial traveler and eternal optimist, being a social entrepreneur has been her wildest adventure.

Has lived in 3 different countries and traveled through 40+ countries across 4 different continents.

Diogo Areosa

Studied Tourism, specialized in Rural Tourism and travel agencies.

Passionate about water sports; was a sailing champion in his youth. Lived in Madrid for a year, so try his Spanish!

Sara Fonseca

Studied communications and has always worked in several areas, which gives her great versatility.

She loves to travel, read and the sea. For her, family is the most important thing in the world.

Mercês Dias

Our "Impact Mum" that loves the land, the sky and the sea.
To cook, laugh and dance when no one is looking.

She makes carpets, woolen hats, and collects cacti and seeds.

Teresa Gonçalves

Teresa is our super energetic Impact mom and confesses herself to be inlove with books, travels and nature walks!

Clara Polaino

Clara studied Environmental Sciences and has experience in international volunteering in both environmental and social issues. For her there are four basic things to be happy in life: people, nature, outdoor sports and food.

Ana Matos

Studied marketing for tourism and spent the last three years travelling and volunteering around Europe. She has a healthy addiction to volunteer work and loves photography and roadtrips.

Maria Amélia

Nana is from Cape Verde and is a drummer and a singer of the traditional music from the island of Santiago. She is one of our lovely Impact Moms.

Klara Višnjić

Studied Tourism because she experienced the transformational nature of travel. Her favourite part of any trip is the heritage and people.
The sea feels like home to her and she is always up for an adventure.

Denise

"I am like glass: if I fall, I break but if someone steps on me I cut."

Paule Yao

Studied translation and foreign languages and is passionate about how they enable us to connect deeply with other people and cultures by grasping their heart and soul. She is totally new to the world of sustainable tourism but as an agent of change towards a fairer and softer world for all, she is an activist with a keen interest for racial and social justice.

Madalena Fernandes

Born communicator, friendly and empathic. Passionate about life and new experiences, she travelled to all continents, including spending 2 months in asia and another 2 months in africa volunteering.

Nuno Leonardo

Has studied, worked or volunteered in 17 different countries and visited 36. His mission is now to help other people expand their horizons.

Cristiana Pereira

A true gamer with natural talent for pastry and in love with nature!

Eleni Ionnidou

She is a graduate of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting. Has travelled all around Europe and volunteers since primary school. Her unique skill is to be a communicator. She’s funny, resourceful and a great story teller!

We are proud to be a B Corp!
Certified B Corporations are a new kind of business that balances purpose and profit.
Society’s most challenging problems cannot be solved by government and nonprofits alone. The B Corp community works toward reduced inequality, lower levels of poverty, a healthier environment, stronger communities, and the creation of more high quality jobs with dignity and purpose. By harnessing the power of business, B Corps use profits and growth as a means to a greater end: positive impact for their employees, communities, and the environment.

We have a brand dedicated to help other companies becoming better: Impacteam!
Impacteam is a brand from the same company. But instead of connecting NGOs with tourists like ImpacTrip does, Impacteam connects NGOs with companies according to their own Corporate Social Responsibility strategy.
Impacteam is an operational corporate social responsibility consultancy company that creates and implements initiatives and projects with a positive social and environmental impact, connecting companies and nonprofit organizations.
Companies reach Impacteam for support in: CSR consultancy or projects; volunteer or teambuilding activities with purpose; events with positive social and environmental impact.
Know more about Impacteam

Impact Goals

Measuring impact is very important to us. It is the only path to growth in purpose! We are happy to share with you our goals for 2021:
Publish new Impact Report
Published
Publish and share
Improve our B-Corp score
To be reviewed score: 121.4
15 points
Publish NetZero 2030 strategy
Published
Publish and share
Plant trees to compensate our Scope 1 emissions
60
Plant 50 trees
Network of non-profit partners
604
600 partners
Actively supported partners
48
50+ partners
Non-profit suppliers
50% of our purchases
Local suppliers
50% of our purchases
Team training in sustainability
0
100% team
New destinations
1 new destination
New volunteer programs
8
15 programs
Collected trash from the Ocean
281%
1.000 kgs
Volunteers review
9/10 Volunteer review
Guest satisfaction
7,2
9/10
Green Key certification
Green Key certified
Green energy
100%
100% green electricity (Impact House)
Recicled paper
90%
100% recycled paper (Impact House)

Awards & Nominations

Affordable Tour Operator of the Year 2018 – Winner

Affordable Tour Operator of the Year 2018 – Winner

Trip Advisor’s Excellence Certification

Trip Advisor’s Excellence Certification

Young Business/Entrepreneur Nomination

Young Business/Entrepreneur Nomination