April — June 2014
New Travelife Checklist

Travelife is excited to roll out its new audit checklist. The new checklist incorporates the advances made in sustainable tourism, reflecting new international standards and industry best practice. It is now available online.

New Training for hotels and auditors

As Travelife switches to the new criteria in 2014, a key focus is to provide our members with the best tools and training to help you achieve the new requirements.

Get Involved in the Big Beach Clean

This July your hotel can engage guests in sustainability efforts and help improve the local environment by taking part in the Making Holidays Greener ‘Big Beach Clean’. Travelife is supporting this annual event by the Travel Foundation and we encourage our members to get involved locally.

Mentoring scheme helps hotels achieve Travelife award

Over 11 months Kuoni and The Travel Foundation offered mentoring to four hotels in Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria in Spain to help them achieve a Travelife award. The ‘Towards Travelife’ project was a pilot scheme aiming to find out if mentoring support for hotels would help them to become Travelife awarded.

Sri Lankan Jetwing hotels’ impressive sustainability credentials

Sri Lankan hotel chain Jetwing boasts impressive sustainability credentials, topped off by their Travelife awards.

Family-friendly Travelife hotel in Cyprus

The family-friendly Aliathon resort in Paphos uses native plants, serves local beer and helps keep local customs alive by offering guests traditional Greek music and dancing as to accompany dinner and excursions to historic sites.

Romantic Travelife hotel recommended for Valentine’s Day

UK-based holiday company, Thomson, promotes Travelife Gold-awarded Sensatori Tenerife hotel for couples over Valentine’s Day.

All-inclusive resorts adopt Travelife

All-inclusive hotels are working with Travelife to reduce their environmental impact and ensure local communities get a fair deal.

Travelife sets foot in France

At the last forum Seto in Deauville, Sören Stöber presented the Travelife label which has become a true guarantee of a commitment to sustainable development during the last year.