Travelife is an international sustainability certification programme for hotels and accommodations. We work in partnership with tour operators, travel agents and accommodation providers to help protect destinations for the future and increase the positive impacts of the holidays they offer.
This includes supporting local businesses, buying local goods where possible, and protecting the environment and the well-being of people, including their staff, customers and suppliers. By working in partnership with accommodations, tour operators and travel agents around the world, together we are starting to change the way tourism businesses operate and make a significant contribution to sustainable tourism.
Travelife is proud to work together with a wide number of tour operators who are committed to improving the sustainability performance of the hotels they work with. This is helping to create - and you to easily find - more sustainable accommodation options.
The list below shows Travelife partner tour operators that are committed to providing holidays with more sustainable hotels, increasing your choice of accommodations that protect and respect their local environment, the people who work for them and the local communities where they operate.
Select a country from the following list to view Tour Operators that currently support Travelife within their businesses.
Established in 1970, leading independent UK tour operator Sunvil, specialises in arranging holidays to destinations that are off the beaten track and which offer guests authentic experiences and the opportunity to discover the ‘real country’. Specialist in the truest sense of the word, Sunvil couples an intimate knowledge of its destinations with personal service and flexibility.
Sunvil, together with its accommodation suppliers, is using Travelife to improve the sustainability of its holiday programmes. By adopting the system the company hopes to educate its suppliers; introduce and improve environmental management systems at its featured properties; and address the adverse social impacts of its operations. Improvements, no matter how small, can make a real and notable difference to those who live and work within host communities.
Every destination in the world is unique in terms of its natural environment, local traditions and culture. It is these differences which make holidays special and drive our desire to see and experience more of the planet. Sustainable business practices can help safeguard these attributes and ensure that there will be inspirational and interesting places for us to visit in the future, whilst allowing communities to develop and grow.
All hospitality facilities have the potential to mitigate the negative, direct and indirect, impacts of their business operations. The Travelife Sustainability System allows consumers to select properties which are committed to protecting and enhancing the natural and cultural environment of their destinations and the welfare of their employees.
Consumers have an incredible power to influence change! An increased demand for properties with proven sustainable business practices will increase awareness and competition in this area. A greater number of properties working to reducing their impacts will slowly improve the ability of the tourism industry to shape the future of our world.