Discover Your IndiaNews

Keralavoyages receives Travelife Partner Award

Cochin based Keralavoyages India Pvt Ltd, Cochin has officially obtained the Travelife Partner award as the first in Kerala. This award is a recognition for the long-term efforts and front runner position regarding sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility in Tourism.

Keralavoyages India Pvt Ltd complies with more than 100 criteria, related to an operators’ office management, product range, international business partners and customer information. All their Sustainable Management Team are now Travelife trained and qualified Sustainability Managers.

Naut Kusters, Manager of Travelife for Tour Operators stated, “I am delighted to see that sustainability in the tour operators sector is obtaining momentum. The award of the first few tourism companies in India sets an example for the whole Indian tourism sector. It will inspire other companies to follow the same path”.

Keralavoyages is managed by a team of committed professionals headed by  George Scaria, Managing Director and Rajeev Gopinathan, Operations Director. George Scaria is also a guest lecturer on Sustainable Tourism at MCI Management Centre Innsbruck University, Austria, one of the leading Tourism Universities in Europe.

Travelife, which has been established with the support of the European Commission, is the leading international sustainability certification in the travel sector. More than 35 national travel associations are promoting the scheme to their members including ABTA, PATA, and ANVR. Since 2012, more than 1000 tour operators have been trained in CSR in partnership travel associations. They are now working step-by-step towards more sustainable operations.

Related posts

Beat the summer blues - 10 best off-beat hill stations of Maharashtra

This summer, post-COVID pandemic, escape the heat and head to these lesser known hill stations of Maharashtra

Samit Kazi appointed New General Manager at Novotel Kochi Infopark

Novotel Kochi Infopark announces the appointment of Samit Kazi as their new General Manager.  A seasoned hospitality professional, Samit Kazi comes with almost 18 years of…

Souvagya Mohapatra appointed New Managing Director at Atmosphere Hotels and Resorts

Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts announced the appointment of Souvagya Mohapatra as the Managing Director for India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan.

OTOAI and VisitPortugal collaborate to hold Webinar series for its Members

OTOAI has collaborated with its recently associated member VisitPortugal, to hold a series of webinars.

Suraj Kumar Jha appointed New General Manager at Crowne Plaza Ahmedabad City Centre

Suraj Kumar Jha has been appointed as the General Manager of Crowne Plaza Ahmedabad City Centre.

Singapore Tourism Board launches an important communication initiative -WhatsApp channel for the Indian travel trade

Singapore Tourism Board (STB) India office has embarked upon an important communication initiative by launching a WhatsApp business account

Smart 40-room Kanak Beacon Hotel opens in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Concept Hospitality has opened Kanak Beacon Hotel in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Vikas Sharma appointed new General Manager at Radisson Blu Resort Dharamshala

Vikas Sharma is appointed General Manager at the upcoming Radisson Blu Resort Dharamshala. With a career spanning over three decades in hospitality….

Sylvain Laroche bestowed with the Medal of Honor by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs

Sylvain Laroche, Director of Operations, ibis and ibis Styles India has been awarded the Medal of Honor by the Ministry of Europe and…

Ravi Rai: Learning is an Ocean and the known is just a drop

Today’s Traveller #Know Your Leader motivational initiative invites  Ravi Rai, Cluster General Manager, Accor Hotels, Andhra Pradesh to share his experiences, his journey, and some unknown facts about him that keep him going….