OUR SUSTAINABLE TOURISM POLICY

 
 

What exactly is sustainable, responsible tourism?

Providing a high-quality travel experience whilst at the same time:

Respecting/Conserving the environment natural resources

A:

Protecting/Developing cultural resources

B:
C:   Creating economic benefit to destination communities
  Viaventure Responsible Tourism Policy
In support of these three foundations we aim to:
  • Contribute to conservation of the environment & natural habitats in the countries in which we operate
  • Promote the reduction of energy and resource usage. Contribute to offsetting our carbon footprint & promote offsetting amongst our clients and suppliers
  • Support the conservation of  cultural heritage in the countries in which we operate
  • Support the communities that we visit by ensuring that they benefit economically from our presence
  • Be sensitive to local culture and respect cultural differences & encourage our guests to do likewise
  • Provide opportunities for genuine interaction & foster understanding between our customers & their hosts
  • Enhance the wellbeing of communities by contributing to development projects through the Viaventure Foundation
  • Enhance the wellbeing of communities by involving them in sustainable tourism programs
  • Actively encourage our clients, customers and suppliers to participate in responsible tourism and improve all our practices
 
 

 Our policy is to periodically analyze our positive & negative impact in these areas & develop and implement actions to build on the positives and to work to eliminate or reduce as much as possible any negative impact.

Our policy is to involve all stakeholders in the process including our staff, our clients, the people who travel with us, our suppliers and the communities in which we operate.