New York, NY, February 09, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Indochina Guides guarantees for responsible travel and how it works.
IG uses local guides at all destinations in Vietnam and the whole region so as to provide jobs to local young people, especially like Sapa, Ha Giang, Hue, Mekong. IG tries to use local products like homestays in Sapa, Mekong and other locally owned hotels and guesthouses.
IG takes tourists to local restaurants where local food is being served by the local people and buy local food of the places IG travellers go to.
IG encourages travellers to spend their money locally, e.g. buying local food and souvenirs and visit places of interests where they use fees to maintain conservation.
IG tries not to use paper for marketing promotion, IG spends most of money to attract people using internet, and encourage clients not to print their emails. IG also reuses the bottles of water on tours and the bags provided.
The boats in Halong Bay, IG tries to use sails when possible and turn off the engines when boats are not running, IG also uses recharge batteries for usage of lights on the boats so that IG does not have to fuel a generator. IG turns off the AC when it is not necessary on buses, and try to share buses/cars on all tours.
IG fully understands culture and society and provide travellers with full information on culture, customers, languages, code of conducts well in advance of the tours.
IG uses hotels and guesthouses where they employ the local people like in Sapa, Halong, Mai Chau. IG also works with a boat company in Halong Bay to help the local communities. IG guidelines follow up www.indochinaguides.com