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Lux Travel DMC Leading the Charge Towards Zero Plastic in Vietnam

Lux Travel DMC Leading the Charge Towards Zero Plastic in Vietnam

Lux Travel DMC, Vietnam’s first tour operator, has taken a groundbreaking step towards environmental sustainability by declaring its commitment to Zero Plastic in 2024. Recognized with the prestigious Travelife Partner Commitment to Sustainability award, Lux Travel DMC ( is pioneering the elimination of plastic waste in its operations, setting a new standard for luxury tour operators and destination management companies (DMCs) worldwide.

The ambitious strategy outlined by Lux Travel DMC focuses on redefining the role of plastic as a valuable resource and aims to significantly reduce its environmental impact. By adopting a circular economy approach, the company seeks to keep all plastics within the economy, preventing them from entering the environment and achieving zero plastic waste.

Key to the strategy are three core areas: prevention, collection and clean-up, and value recovery. Lux Travel DMC recognizes the interdependence of these areas and emphasizes the importance of an integrated system supported by consumer education, research, regulations, and market-based instruments.

The strategy outlines ten key result areas to guide future actions towards zero plastic waste. These include designing durable and reusable plastic products, increasing responsible use and recycling of single-use products, and establishing Vietnam as a world-leading recycling hub capable of processing all types of plastic waste.

Lux Travel DMC’s commitment to Zero Plastic is not only a testament to its dedication to environmental stewardship but also a reflection of its leadership in the tourism industry. By taking proactive measures to address plastic pollution, the company is setting an example for others to follow and showcasing Vietnam’s potential as a sustainable travel destination.

As the tourism industry continues to grapple with the challenges of sustainability, Lux Travel DMC’s bold initiative serves as a beacon of hope and inspiration. By prioritizing environmental responsibility, the company is not only safeguarding Vietnam’s natural beauty for future generations but also contributing to the global effort to combat plastic pollution.

In the journey towards Zero Plastic, Lux Travel DMC invites travelers, partners, and stakeholders to join hands in creating a cleaner, greener future for Vietnam and the world. Together, we can turn the tide on plastic waste and pave the way for a more sustainable tourism industry.

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