The National Trust for Historic Preservation, a privately funded nonprofit organization and a member of the International National Trusts Organisation, works to save America’s historic places. For over 60 years, they have provided leadership, education, advocacy, and resources to help people protect, enhance, and enjoy the places that matter to them. They promote travel to historic destinations through Historic Hotels of America, Historic Sites, National Trust Tours, and help develop heritage tourism nationwide. Become a member and save up to 30% off participating Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide. Learn More.
America Queen Steamboat Company
The American Queen Steamboat Company is proud to support historic preservation. Beginning June 30, 2013, it will donate $5 to the National Trust for Historic Preservation in support of their Campaign to Save America’s National Treasures for guests booking tours on the American Queen or the American Empress cruises. American Queen and American Empress guests will also have the opportunity to visit several of these National Treasures sites during many of the cruises. National Treasures are irreplaceable, critically threatened places across the country. The National Trust is taking direct action to protect these places and promote their history and significance to help advance the cause of preservation nationally. Learn More.
Historic Hotels of America®
Historic Hotels of America has more than 260 member hotels that faithfully maintain their authenticity, sense of place, and architectural integrity in the United States of America, including the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Historic Hotels of America represents independently owned and operated properties as well as more than 30 of the world’s finest hospitality brands, chains, and collections. Learn More.
UNESCO World Heritage
Heritage is the legacy from the past, what is lived with today, and what is passed on to future generations. The cultural and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration. Places as unique and diverse as the wilds of East Africa’s Serengeti, the Pyramids of Egypt, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, and the Baroque cathedrals of Latin America make up the world’s heritage. Learn More.
World Monuments Fund
World Monuments Fund is the leading independent organization devoted to saving the world’s most treasured places. Since 1965, working in more than ninety countries, its highly skilled experts have applied effective techniques to preserve important architectural and cultural heritage sites around the globe. Through partnerships with local communities, funders, and 2 governments, WMF inspires an enduring commitment to stewardship for future generations. Headquartered in New York, WMF has offices and affiliates worldwide. Learn More.
International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)
International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) works for the conservation and protection of cultural heritage places. It is the only global non-government organization of this kind, which is dedicated to promoting the application of theory, methodology, and scientific techniques to the conservation of the architectural and archaeological heritage. Its work is based on the principles enshrined in the 1964 International Charter on the Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Sites (the Venice Charter). Learn More.