Destination Asia wins Travelife partner status

November 16, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Thailand, tour operators

BANGKOK, 14 November 2017: Destination Asia Thailand has been awarded ‘partner status’ by Travelife as part of its efforts to steer operations to a more sustainable path.

The official award ceremony took place during World Travel Market 2017, in London.

Destination Asia Thailand managing director, Addie Hirunkate, received the Travelife Partnership Certificate from Travelife general manager for tour operators, Naut Kusters. Read more

Tiger Mountain achieves gold

November 6, 2017 by  
Filed under Lens Lines, South Asia

BANGKOK, 6 November 2017: Travelife, the certification agency for the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) has awarded gold status to Tiger Mountain, Pokhara Lodge in Nepal.

The lodge is the first property in Nepal to receive Travelife Gold status through a successful sustainability audit.

Travelife certification complements the ongoing verification by YARDstck Verification UK. Travelife defines the lodge’s performance against GSTC approved standards and YARDstick monitors performance against the lodge’s responsible tourism policy. Read more

Asia DMC gains Travelife status

September 21, 2017 by  
Filed under News, tour operators, Vietnam

HANOI, 21 September 2017: Award-winning destination management company ASIA DMC has achieved partner status with Travelife, a global sustainability leader.

To coincide with the celebration of its 20th anniversary, ASIA DMC Vietnam has been awarded partner status with Travelife, a training, management and certification initiative for tourism companies.

This demonstrates the tour company’s on-going commitment to environmental and social sustainability across its business. Read more

Khiri Travel wins certification

November 11, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Trade Talk

LONDON, 11 November 2016: Khiri Travel Indonesia was awarded full Travelife Certification at a ceremony at the World Travel Market in London earlier this week.

Khiri Travel Indonesia general manager, Herman Hoven, received the award from Travelife at a ceremony at the ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents) stand at WTM.

Travelife is the leading training, management and certification initiative for tourism companies that are committed to sustainability. Read more

EXO notches five Travelife offices

September 20, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Trade Talk

BANGKOK, 20 September 2016: EXO Travel Laos and Myanmar have both been awarded the coveted Travelife certification.

Recognised by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, the Travelife accreditation endorses EXO Myanmar and EXO Laos as destination management companies that comply with the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria.

EXO Laos and EXO Myanmar are the first DMCs to receive this certification in the two countries. Earlier in the year the EXO Cambodia gained certification. Read more