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Global Discovery: Travelife Sustainability Certification

Global Discovery, DMC's -Alliance, ITB-Verleihung Travelife Certificates

Global Discovery is a strong alliance of likeminded independent, dynamic Destination Management Companies (inbound tour operators) covering the globe, offering quality services to small and medium sized outbound tour operators and large travel agents. We also provide technical and marketing services to outbound tour operators to improve business. Our Global Discovery’s core values are Passion for travel and service delivery, Friendship, fun and respect for each other, Free flow of business intelligence sharing and Dedication to growth and sustainability.

A key feature of the network is its dedication to sustainable tourism, with many members pursuing sustainable tourism certification. Travelife, the scheme of choice, is the leading international sustainability certification in tourism and awards companies that comply with criteria related to an operator’s office management, product range, international business partners and customer information. Members that have already received ‘Certified’ level include Happy Trails! Indonesia and Khiri Travel for its operations in Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam and Indonesia. Khiri Travel Laos and Cambodia have obtained Travelife ‘Partner’ level certification. In Morocco, Orion Trek Voyages became the first company in the country to receive ‘Partner’ level certification, with the same being true for Charmission Travel in China. Nearing the end of the certification process are Royal Mountain Travel Nepal and Cuba Incentives, with Orion Trek Voyages now pursuing the ‘Certified’ level. Happy Trails! will pursue certification for its operations in Malaysia this year and AAA Travel is working on certification for its operations in South Africa. In Costa Rica, CRS Tours are certified to 4 leaves of the ‘Certification of Sustainable Tourism’ and Pure! Ecuador recently received TourCert CSR certification.

To summarize we are a group of reliable Destination Management Companies, serving 60 high valued destinations globally, organizing tours for groups, FIT and tailor-made, focusing on adventure and experience-based tours. We are a one-stop-shop for Outbound Tour Operators wanting to expand/improve on their destination offering. Inbound Tour Operators can become part of this network. Contact:

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