ABOUT HERITAGE

Heritage Expediciones receives Travelife Partner Status

Heritage Expediciones complies with more than 100 criteria related to operators’ office management, product range, international business partners and customer information. The Travelife Standard covers the ISO 26000 Corporate Social Responsibility themes, including environment, biodiversity, human rights and labour relations, and is formally recognised as being in full compliance with the UN-supported Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria.
Heritage Expediciones is the fifth company in Sri Lanka to have achieved the Travelife Partner award.

"Travelife is a three-stage certification program for tour operators and travel agents: (1) Travelife Engaged; (2) Travelife Partner and (3) Travelife Certified. We were awarded the Travelife Partner (stage 2). The Travelife Partner award is a recognition of our commitment to social and environmental sustainability. We are complying with more than 100 criteria related to sustainability management, office operations, working with suppliers and customer communication. We are working towards further improvements aiming to eventually reach the Travelife Certified stage by[2019-2021]"

Sustainability Policy of Heritage Expediciones

Sustainable and responsible tourism is our priority as it is the core principle of Heritage Expediciones (Pvt) Ltd., Our main objective is to make a sizeable impact wherever we travel to. We believe that Travel and Tourism could protect the natural habitat and the environment. It will also improve the livelihood of the community with economic opportunities generated. In achieving this, our dedication will be towards:-

  • Planing tours in a manner that will limit the physical impact on our planet and the places visited.
  • Ensure that we constantly work towards protecting nature and the environment by using resources in an efficient and responsible way.
  • Curtailing the use of disposable and consumable goods and recycling waste.
  • Consuming water and electricity in a responsible manner.
  • Sustainable purchasing policies to be implemented.
  • Procuring services from others who follow sustainable practices.
  • Sharing the economic gains of tourism by working with the local communities.
  • Encouraging our associates and employees to think and work in a responsible and sustainable manner.
  • Be mindful and respect our surroundings wherever we travel to.
  • Ensure that all our employees are cared for, respected and remunerated fairly.
  • Ensuring that our growth is sustainable, and our economic gains shared in a way that will benefit our staff and stakeholders.

George David,
Chairman / Managing Director
Heritage Expediciones (Pvt) Ltd.,

Responsible Tourism

Responsible Tourism is featured very prominently in Heritage Expedicione’s portfolio. We resolutely believe in not only reducing the carbon footprint in our environment but creating a deep awareness of our culture, heritage, wild life and traditions. Visiting Sri Lanka is more than just an adventure, it is pure fantasy and a dream come true. We as responsible tour operators educate our clients to travel responsibly, respect the environment and support the local community.