Responsible tourism: Egypt river Nile cruise and Pyramids tour
By keeping the group size to a maximum of 18 passengers, we can use fewer means of transport. This will decrease our carbon footprint.
With each pre-tour briefing, our guides and representatives brief the clients on what part they can do to keep each of the cities they will visit clean.
We request of them to turn off any unused electrical appliances while out of their rooms, we strictly request not littering in buses and on touristic sites.
Conserving water when taking showers is encouraged and we also coach them well on where to buy local foods instead of making use of chain store outlets for food and snacks.
As a company, we realized the impact of paper waste. Although we cannot go completely paperless in our field of operation, we have scaled down on the use of paper. The allocation of paper is strictly controlled by our Human Resources team. This has showed a drop in paper use of nearly a quarter of what it used to be four months ago.
Our guides and representatives well trained. They know what is preferred and what is not from foreign visitors and will help them to adapt to the culture as much as possible. They have good working knowledge of the local areas and will take guests to local handicraft shops and markets. By taking clients to these shops, we help increase their economic activities.
An optional trip that involves horses and camels are only operated by trusted companies. The fees paid to the local owners of the horses and camels go directly to the breeding and caring of pure line horses as well as maintaining suitable living conditions of the camels. We also only make use of a specific company that meets a code of conduct of no animal cruelty. In no cases do we present a client with an animal that is hurt or underfed...