Lux Travel DMC Honored with Travelife Partner Sustainability Award
Amsterdam, December 8, 2023 – Lux Travel DMC in Vietnam has been honored with the prestigious Travelife Partner award, a testament to its consistent dedication to sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Lux Travel DMC, a part of the LuxGroup, has excelled in meeting over 100 criteria encompassing office management, product range, international partnerships, and customer information. The Travelife standard it upholds adheres to ISO 26000 Corporate Social Responsibility guidelines, emphasizing crucial aspects such as environmental impact, biodiversity, human rights, and labor relations. The recognition validates Lux Travel DMC’s compliance with the UN-endorsed Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria.
Being one of six companies in Vietnam to achieve the Travelife Partner award, Lux Travel DMC stands as a committed advocate for sustainability in the industry.
Mr. Naut Kusters, Travelife’s tour operators manager, expressed his pleasure, stating, “The momentum sustainability is gaining in the tour operator sector is remarkable. The recognition bestowed upon Lux Travel DMC sets a commendable precedent for other companies, encouraging them to embark on a similar path.”
Travelife, the prominent international sustainability certification within the travel sector, boasts endorsement by over 40 national travel associations, including 20 European travel associations and The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). Since its inception in 2012, Travelife has trained more than 1,500 tour operators in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), accrediting over 500 tour operators with a Travelife award.
About Travelife (https://www.travelife.org)
Travelife stands as a dedicated certification system striving for sustainable practices in the tourism industry. It equips companies with attainable sustainability objectives, tools, and strategies to effect positive changes in their operations and supply chains. Managed by ABTA – The Travel Association in the UK – and ECEAT Projects, a Dutch nonprofit organization, Travelife focuses on two core aspects:
Travelife for Tour Operators and Travel Agents: Providing online training and practical tools for sustainability management and certification. This includes tour operators and travel agencies of all sizes, covering various management aspects such as office operations, supply chains, destinations, and consumer relations. Upon meeting the Travelife standard through an independent onsite audit, companies can earn the “Travelife Certified” status.
Travelife Standard: Based on comprehensive Corporate Social Responsibility themes like labor conditions, human rights, environment, biodiversity, and fair business practices. The system’s management requirements align with EMAS and ISO 14001 standards and receive support from over 35 national travel associations to facilitate wider implementation.
About Lux Travel DMC (https://www.luxtraveldmc.com)
Established in 2005, Lux Travel DMC specializes in crafting personalized private tours across Southeast Asia. Their strong commitment to sustainable tourism underscores their responsibility in preserving the environment, safeguarding cultural heritage, supporting local communities, and ensuring the longevity of cherished destinations for future generations to