Italy Charme

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Our mission is to help the local community, farmer, winemaker to promote a sustainable travel concept
Member since: 11 Feb 2020

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

Economic responsibility

We donate and we invest 5% of our turnover to promote local suitable activates in term to give more international importance to small artisan, small artisan, we love share story of life. In next year, we love to reach 10 % of our turnover invest in this important initiative

We always employ local people eg local guides, drivers etc

WE ARE WORKING JUST WITH LOCAL SUPPLIERS AND  ENCOURAGE TO EMPLOY LOCAL PEOPLE AND SUPPORT COMMUNITIES GROWTH

OUR EXPERIENCE ARE MADE TO EXPLORE THE LOCAL LIFE STYLE
 I HAVE REINTRODUCED TO THE MARKET AN OLD AND INDIGENOUS APPLE CALLED PINK APPLE. IT HAS BEEN FORGOTTEN FOR MANY GENERATIONS. ME AND MY FAMILY, WITH A COOPERATION WITH OTHER LOCAL FARMER, LAUNCHED THE PROJECT TO REINTRODUCE THIS APPLE IN THE SIBILLINI  MOUNTAINS AND HOLE REGION. AFTER 3 YEARS WE LAUNCHED THE PROJECT WE BECAME PARTNERS OF SLOW FOOD MOVEMENT AND I AM A MEMBER OF THIS COMMUNITY A PRESIDIA SLOW .  HERE IS A LINK - https://www.fondazioneslowfood.com/en/slow-food-presidia/sibillini-mountains-pink-apples/

I HAVE BEEN A MEMBER OF TERRA MADRE WORLD MEETING OF FOOD COMMUNITY  AN INCREDIBLE VIBES EXPERIENCE SHARING WORD AND PROJECT WITH  FARMER FROM ALL THE WORD  https://www.terramadre.info/

1. THE PROJECT I MENTIONED  ON YOUR QUESTION ABOVE ABOUT PRESIDIA SLOW OF THE APPLE WE REINTRODUCE IN THE LOCAL MARKET AND DOMESTIC
WE GIVE A VALUE TO THE LOCAL FARMERS, WE EDUCATE LOCAL CONSUMER TO EAT HEALTHY AND ENCOURAGE TO SUPPORT LOCAL FARMERS, BUY THEIR PRODUCTS. IN THIS CASE  THE FARMERS CAN MAKE MORE SUSTAINABLE MONEY AS IS MORE UNIQUE EXCLUSIVE PRODUCT
2. EVERY YEAR I INVITE JOURNALISTS TO INTERVIEW LOCAL FARMERS, WINE MAKERS, ARTISAN MAKER, TO SHARE THEIR  HISTORY AND SHOW HOW IMPORTANT IS THEIR CRAFT AND WAY OF LIFE IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY TO PASS THE MESSAGE
3. I M HELPING LOCAL FARMERS, ARTISANS IN CREASE SALES AND GAIN BIGGER AWARENESS  AND PROMOTE THE MESSAG
4. I WAS A PROJECT MANAGER OF EUROPEAN PROJECT IN COOPERATION WITH LITHUANIAN GOVERNMENT. PROJECTS KEY WAS TO INTRODUCE AND TEACH CHEFS TO DISCOVER LOCAL FARMERS, MAKE RECIPES WITH LOCAL AND SEASONAL PRODUCTS.
5. I SUPPORT LOCAL SMALL FARMERS OR ARTISANS TO BRING TO INTERNATINOALISE THE OWN LIFE STORY AND ENCOURAGE TO STAY MORE LOCAL

Environmental responsibility

Our Environmental responsibility is don’t print any paper, if not extremely necessary, we don’t use plastic. And we give to our client a welcome bag and all other local accessories just came from natural material as hemp, that we bought from our farmer, or any other synergy we can build up in temr to protect our environmental and helping our community

IN  OUR OFFICE WE RECYCLING PAPER,  WE SHARE ONLINE BROCHURE AND WE DON’T PRINT BROCHURE FOR AT LIST 4 YEARS
WE HAVE SOLAR PANEL IN MY OFFICE

WE PREPARE A DOCUMENT ABOUT RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL BEFORE THEIR TRIP AND ALSO WE ADVISE A RESPECTFUL CONDUCT IN THE HOTEL, HOW TO USE LESS WATER, DON’T LEAVE LIGHT ON, AND EDUCATED ABOUT THE COMMUNITY AND AREA WE GOING TO EXPLORE

WE PROVIDE A REUSABLE WATER BOTTLES AND TAKE ALL THE ACTION TO AVOID ANY CONSUME OF PLASTIC

BEFORE EACH EXCURSION WE PREPARE THE CLIENT IN TERM WHAT TYPE OF CONDUCT WE HAVE TO RESPECT TO MINIMIZE THE WILDLIFE / AND BEFORE THE TRIP WE PREPARE A DOCUMENT ABOUT THAT, DEPENDING THE REGION THEY WILL EXPLORE

WE INCLUDE LOCAL FARMERS, ARTISAN MAKERS AND NATURE WILD LIFE PROJECT PROJECTS as visits on our trips

WE EDUCATED TRAVELERS TO HAVE RESPECT OF LOCAL COMMUNITY AND LIFE, AVOID ANY EXTRA PLASTIC USE.  WE ENCOURAGE TO REUSE BOTTLES, BETTER TO USE TRAVEL BOTTLES. 

WE PROMOTE E BIKE TRIP EXPERIENCE, PROMOTE SLOW TOUR EXPERIENCE. I PERSONALLY DRIVE A HYBRID CAR AND MAJORITY OF OUR TEAM IS WORKING FROM HOME, IN THIS CASE REDUCING CARBON OUTPUT.   

OUR CULINARY TOURS ARE ALL ABOUT LOCAL COMMUNITY  AND SUPPORTING IT - WE INVOLVE LOCAL FARMERS TO BRING SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL EXPERIENCE AND CULTURAL INTERACTION, USE JUST SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS TO SUPPORT THEIR BUSINESS WITHOUT DAMAGING ANYTHING. I BELONG TO SLOW FOOD COMMUNITY AND INTRODUCE IT TO YOUR TRAVELERS. 

Social responsibility

our social responsibility are as mention before, to protect our important identity and invest to preserve for the next generation. We also launch new local project with important aim is to improve the presence of our history in term of culinary, history architecture

Travellers are provided with accurate pre-trip information on the social and political situation in each destination. We prepare this document 50 days before the trip
WE PREPARE A LOCAL DOCUMENT TO UNDERSTAND LOCAL CULTURE AND LOCAL PEOPLE

We ensure that a local guide accompanies all group visits to local communities

WE CREATE ITINERARY TO VISIT APPROPRIATE SOCIAL PROJECT, OR VISIT LOCAL FARMERS, ETC

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