About us

Travindy is a nonprofit organisation on a mission to make sustainable tourism a common practice among tour operators, accommodation providers and tourism destinations around the world, regardless of their size and location.

We want to achieve it by providing tourism professionals with necessary knowledge, tools and solutions to implement sustainable practices in the easiest and most time-efficient way.
OUR APPROACH
Maximum results with minimum effort
We know your pain points and daily struggles, so all our courses are designed to help you reach best results with minimum investment.
Relevancy
Sustainable tourism is a wide topic. There is a lot of theory out there but we share with you only relevant information, not less and not more than necessary for you to reach results quickly.
Practicality
We share with you easily applicable instruments and proven to be successful solutions, adapted from sustainable tourism world's best practices. No need to reinvent the wheel! We have templates and management tools ready to use.
Personalisation
Our advice always takes into consideration your specific needs, your size, resources as well the industry and geo-political context in which you operate. We are ready to deliver custom training programs to meet your expectations.
Global Sustainable Tourism Council - Member
Travindy is a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, and in everything we do, we follow international sustainable tourism standards and best practices.
OUR TEAM
Anula Galewska
Founder & Trainer
Anula is a tour-entrepreneur and a sustainable tourism consultant. For over 10 years, she has been providing strategic advise and training to tourism destinations, hotels and tour operators from over 80 countries, helping them improve their sustainability operations and marketing. Previously to launching Sustainable Tourism Made Easy, she has co-founded Travindy, a sustainable tourism news site and worked with Travel Massive and Urban Adventures (Intrepid Group).

Anula holds a Master's Degree in Responsible Tourism Management from the Leeds Beckett University, UK, and in Sociology from the University of Lodz, Poland.

She is frequent speaker at international tourism events and conferences, including ITB Berlin, WTM London, Arival Event, Web in Travel, among others.

Anula is amazed by the world's beauty and wants everyone else to experience it too. That's why she promotes tourism as a tool for bringing more joy and wealth to people and places.

Her favorite motto is "This is your world. Shape it or someone else will." (Gary Lew)

Connect with Anula on LinkedIn.
Maria Sirotkina
Growth and Engagement Strategist
Maria Sirotkina, MBA - a graduate of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations and IE Business School (Madrid). Founder of the first Russian specialised tour operator for education abroad, Jey Study and the international network of Jey Camps. Maria lives in Lisbon and works in the field of international vocational education.
Anastasiia Shkarupa
Business Development Manager in Russia
Anastasia graduated from the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics and ISEG University (Portugal). She worked for the largest hotel chain Marriott and she has also participated in internships and volunteer programs all around Europe. Anastasiia is actively interested in training programs in the field of sustainable development.
Tímea Kovács
Content Manager (Intern)
Timea is currently completing her master's degree in Sustainable Tourism Development at Aalborg University in Copenhagen, while she also works within expedition cruise operations at Albatros Expeditions. Before setting up for her journey in Denmark, she previously worked as Travel Consultant in Romania and as Tour Leader in China and Japan.
Julia Timonina
Project Assistant (Intern)
Dedicated travel specialist with 10+ years of experience in international tourism (both leisure and business). Julia visited 40+ countries and once worked as Tour Leader in the Boracay Island, Philippines. She aims to organize not just trips, but thoughtful once-in-a-life-time experiences, that's why she joined STME Team.
Ranjana T Magar
Content Manager (Intern)
Ranjana is currently doing her master's degree in Tourism at Aalborg University in Copenhagen. She has working experience as a night supervisor in Schaeffergaarden Hotel (Denmark) and as a sales associate in Nepal Telecom.
Join our team!
We are currently looking for
An intern
to help us grow the sustainable tourism academy for tour operators and hoteliers.
Content Assistant (Russian-speaker) ho help us build our presence in the Russian-speaking region.
SOCIAL IMPACT
We increase our impact by supporting non-profit organisations and educational institutions.
Volunteering
We dedicate our time and skills to support nonprofit sustainable tourism initiatives. We are one of the creators of Travindy News, a volunteer-run sustainable tourism news site. Anula Galewska is also a member of the Sustainable Tourism Committee at the Russian Tourism Union, actively advocating for sustainable tourism development in Russia.
Collaboration with universities
We work closely with academia by giving talks at universities, accepting interns and supporting student-run projects. During last year, we supported Aalborg University Copenhagen, University College London and University College London.
Donations
10% of our profits is donated to non-profit organisations and social enterprises. In 2020 we donated money to Kiva, Invisible Cities and Mali Bracia Ubogich.
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