Exodus Travels Polar Cruises

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How the minimum criteria of the responsible travel standard was met...

Economic responsibility

Economic responsibility

標e will use locally owned and run services by preference.

標e use locally owned and run accommodation in preference to foreign owned hotel chains In most destinations we will aim to where possible purchase our equipment and food from locally produced source.

標e will only import goods when absolutely necessary.

標e support local income generation and small business enterprises by supporting locally owned shops and restaurants, and using local guide services.

標e will work together with our business partners in the host destinations to implement the highest of standards and work out an agenda on how these standards can be met.

標e will provide regular and ongoing training, in the principles and practices of responsible tourism, both to our staff in the office and those employed out of the office.We will try to ensure that foreign operators and guides are not used in preference to local operators and guides.

標e will provide financial support for local economic projects thereby actively encouraging local community involvement in Tourism Projects.

Environmental responsibility

標e will take into consideration environmental issues when looking at new destinations.

標e will ensure that our operations do not disrupt or lead to the displacement of local people so we ensure that our type and scale of tourism is appropriate to local conditions and operate within the limits set by local appropriate infrastructure and carrying capacity.

標e aim to take responsibility for maintaining and improving the environment

標e look for appropriate systems for minimising water and atmospheric pollution from tourism developments.

標e aim to achieve zero litter policies.

標e aim to integrate environmental considerations into all economic considerations.

標e will provide financial support for local environmental projects.

標e aim to reduce the levels of energy use in our offices and by our staff by recycling where possible and reduce paper use by increased training and use of computer technology.

Social responsibility

標e encourage clients through our leaders, the literature and slide shows to act in a responsible way and with an insight and understanding of the host destination.

標e will take into consideration cultural issues when looking at new destinations.

標e will ensure that our operations do not disrupt or lead to the displacement of local people so we ensure that our type and scale of tourism is appropriate to local conditions and operate within the limits set by local appropriate infrastructure and carrying capacity
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標e will try to ensure that foreign operators and guides are not used in preference to local operators and guides.

標e will provide financial support for local economic projects thereby actively encouraging local community involvement in Tourism Projects.

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