UK is first market from the Flight Centre Travel Group to subscribeFlight Centre UK has joined the Travelife Sustainability System, the internationally-recognised certification programme, run by ABTA, to promote sustainability within the tourism industry.
Travelife allows hotels and accommodation providers to audit their sustainability practices based on a bronze, silver and gold rating of achievement. Now a Travelife member, Flight Centre will aim to identify hotel and suppliers who are interested in joining the programme to become future partners.
Chris Galanty, Managing Director at Flight Centre UK and South Africa commented: “We are committed to not only giving our customers great experiences when booking with us but also to ensure that the products we sell are in line with our fair trade and environmental policies.
Flight Centre is dedicated to improving social, economic and environmental impacts, therefore, Travelife is a great step for us and we are thrilled to be a part of it. We are committed to helping our customers easily select hotels working to protect their local community and environment. We also aim to reinforce our status as a reliable, respected travel retailer and safeguard the quality of services provided.”
Joining the programme will also further enhance Flight Centre’s corporate social responsibility which is an increasingly important factor for both their retail and corporate clients.
As a Travelife company, Flight Centre’s customers can be confident their holiday is helping to make the world a better place and to protect destinations for future enjoyment by everyone, increasing consumer trust in the Group’s products.