Contributor Profile

Brett Tollman

Job TitleChief Executive

Company NameThe Travel Corporation


With over 35 years experience in travel and tourism, Brett is Chief Executive of The Travel Corporation (, a family-owned, international travel group operating in over 70 countries, on seven continents, with 40 offices and more than 10,000 employees.  Well-diversified and entrepreneurially run, The Travel Corporation serves around two million guests per annum across its rich portfolio of 40 award-winning niche brands. These include specialists in escorted journeys and guided holidays; luxury river-cruising; independent & youth travel and sightseeing specialists.  The group also owns and operates the renowned, luxury Red Carnation Hotel Collection.

Brett is an enthusiastic advocate for sustainable travel and is the founder of The TreadRight Foundation (, a not-for-profit organisation, which funds and supports many projects around the world that foster sustainable travel and tourism, focused on three pillars – planet, people and wildlife.  Brett’s passionate commitment and dedication to travel and tourism is also extended through his more than twenty years on the Executive Committee of the World Travel and Tourism Council ( as well as his involvement with Tourism Cares (, and numerous other industry organisations.

Conference Sessions

  • Beyond the COVID crisis: the future of Sustainable Tourism

    Tuesday16:00 - 17:0010 Nov 2020
    WTM Virtual Global Theatre

    Overtourism, the environment, water quality, carbon footprint...these were the smart travel buzzwords and issues that started this year, before being almost ecl...

    • Language: English (United Kingdom)