Travel News – TOFT India launches Travelife programme to drive tour operation standards

TOFT India, the nature based travel trade alliance focusing on driving more sustainable travel in South Asia, has launched the internationally-recognised Travelife programme to help drive up tour operation standards in India’s tourism sector.

“India’s track record on travel and tourism sustainability is very poor, according to the latest UNWTO report 2019, far behind many of its competitors, including Sri Lanka. So being able to bring a respected international partner to India, together with our own accommodation certification programme, means we are now ready to drive up eco-standards and work with states and destinations to help them develop better ecotourism and more sustainable formats for tourism,” said Julian Matthews, Chairman, TOFT. 

“We are delighted to be working with TOFT in India, helping to drive up standards in tour operation across the country. This pandemic has helped highlighted the need for far greater sustainability in travel and tourism globally – and…

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