Sustainability for Tour Operators: Travelife Training in Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal and Vietnam


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July 24, 2015

Travelife Training Sustainability for Tour Operators

WHAT: Travelife training seminars on "Sustainability for Tour Operators"
WHEN: August and September 2015
WHERE: Colombo, Sri Lanka; Thimphu, Bhutan; Kathmandu, Nepal; Hanoi, Vietnam
HOW TO JOIN: Apply at to register.
FEE: Free for participants in Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Nepal. $100 per participant for the two day training in Vietnam.

Sustainability for Tour Operators: Training Program Details

The training program will help you to:

  • Understand the concept of sustainability in tourism.
  • Recognize the key environmental, social and economic impacts of tourism.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of tour operators (inbound/outbound).
  • Identify the types of actions tour operators can take in the field of transport, accommodation, excursions and customer communication.
  • Identify quick wins for your own business and for your suppliers.
  • Set realistic sustainability targets and identify methods of measuring success.
  • Communicate sustainability achievements in an effective way to your clients.
  • Use your sustainability achievements to create more business (marketing).

The training program will benefit:

  • Company Executives, contracting and marketing managers of tour operators catering for the international market.
  • Higher and middle management of travel associations and tourism boards concerned with assisting tour operators on a daily basis.

Supporting Organizations

PATA, Pacific Asia Travel Association
Travelife, Sustainability in Tourism
ABTO, Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators
TAAN, Trekking Agency Association of Nepal
CBI, Centre for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries, The Netherlands
ANVR, the Dutch Association of Tour Operators


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