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]"
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.
As a responsible corporate citizen Heritage Expediciones believes that we should give back what we have reaped over the years. The company understands the importance of building and enhancing the community and plays an important role through its many CSR projects. We have conducted several projects to address various needs covering areas such as health care, education and poverty alleviation. Our projects are always initiated with a personal visit followed by great work with an enthusiastic team.