It is pleasure for us to announce that Zendmen Travel Mongolia become the first Mongolian tour operator company to receive Travelife Sustainability Partner award.
The awards are a recognition of the frontrunner position of these companies in sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility.
The awarded companies comply with more than 150 criteria, related to an operators’ office management, product range, international business partners and customer information. The Travelife standard is covering the ISO 26000 Corporate Social Responsibility themes, including environment, biodiversity, human rights and labour relations; and is formally recognised as being in full compliance with the UN supported Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria.
Mr Naut Kusters, manager of Travelife for tour operators,
“I am delighted to see that sustainability in the tour operators sector is obtaining momentum. The award of the frontrunner companies will inspire other companies to follow the same path”
Travelife, which has been established with the support of international travel associations, is the leading international sustainability certification for the travel sector. More than 35 national travel associations are promoting the scheme to their members including ABTA (the leading UK travel association) and PATA (Pacific Asian Travel Association). Since 2012, more than 600 companies have been trained in CSR with the support of CBI, the Dutch Centre for the Promotion of Exports from Developing Countries. They are now, with the support of local coaches, working step by-step towards more sustainable operations and compliance with the Travelife criteria.