Amsterdam, January 9, 2018.
Explore Himalaya Travel and Adventure received Travelife Certified Award for its long-term efforts and front runner position regarding sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility. Explore Himalaya is among the first companies in Nepal to have reached the Travelife Certified Award. Explore Himalaya complies with more than 200 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 labor relations; and is formally recognized as in full compliance with the UN supported Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria.
Mr Naut Kusters, Manager of Travelife for tour operators said, “I am delighted to see that sustainability in the tour operators sector is obtaining momentum. The award of the front runner Explore Himalaya will inspire other companies in Nepal to follow the same path”. Travelife, which has been established with the support of the European Commission, is the leading international sustainability certification for the travel sector.