Intercruises’ legal entity in Sri Lanka, Aitken Spence Travels, has recently been awarded Travelife Partner status – a global accreditation recognizing the long-term efforts and commitment to sustainability and corporate social responsibility in the travel industry.
Having met the necessary standards outlined in more than 100 criteria, Aitken Spence Travels was evaluated on various performances and processes, including office management, product range, international business partners and customer information. The standards outlined by Travelife cover the ISO 26000 Corporate Social Responsibility themes, encompassing environment, biodiversity, human rights and labor relations – all of which comply with the UN-supported Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria.
Congratulations to the team!
Travelife is a training, management and certification system, dedicated to achieving sustainable practices within the tourism industry, providing companies with realistic sustainability goals, tools and solutions to implement positive change within their businesses and supply chains. It was established with the support of international travel associations and is the leading international sustainability training, management and certification scheme for the travel sector. More than 35 national travel associations are promoting the scheme to their members including ABTA (the UK travel association), PATA (Pacific Asian Travel Association) and more recently GSTC (Global Sustainable Tourism Council).
If you would like to know more information regarding Intercruises’ sustainability commitments and accreditations in the India & Indian Ocean region, please contact Regional Manager, Elena Garcia.