Travel Corporation Wins Sustainability Gamechanger Award
(Singapore, June 27, 2019) The Travel Corporation has won a Sustainability Gamechanger Award in Singapore at the inaugural RHT RMF GAIL Sustainability Awards 26 June 2019 hosted by RHT Rajan Menon Foundation. Guest of Honour for the event was Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources. (Pictured right)
The foundation enables law firm RHTLaw Taylor Wessing (6th largest law firm in Singapore) and RHT Group of Companies to do right and do good through various charitable endeavours. In response to the importance of sustainability to address climate change, adverse social and community impact as well as corporate governance issues, RHT Rajan Menon Foundation commissioned its sustainability initiative named GAIL (Greening ASEAN: Initiatives and Leadership) in 2018.
The inaugural GAIL Sustainability Awards aims to ignite, initiate and inspire organisations to embrace sustainable practices and values while giving tribute to businesses who go above and beyond in their efforts to champion sustainable development. The panel of judges are made up of a panel of leading figures in the sustainability movement, corporate sector, public sector and academia, and the efforts of companies from different industries to drive positive change.
The Travel Corporation was the only travel company to receive this award and was represented by Robin Yap, Chairman Emeritus who received the award on stage. Joining Robin for the evening was Anthony Lim, Managing Director for Insight Vacations, Timothy Su, Contiki’s Senior Sales & Marketing Manager, together with Titania Cheong, Asst Director of Sales, Insight Vacations, Florence Ang, PR & Partnerships Manager, accompanied by two Trafalgar guests (mother and son) who were invited to join the celebration.
The Travel Corporation is a family of brands with a joint mission to make travel matter, ensuring a sustainable approach in all aspects of its business by helping to safeguard the planet, wildlife & people for generations to come. From the beginning of its 2019 operating season, travel brands such as (Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, Luxury Gold, Costsaver, Contiki, AAT Kings and Inspiring Journeys will no longer offer single-use plastic bottles on all their coach tours. TTC employees around the world are active in community beach clean-ups, sustainability education seminars, and volunteer projects. The company also encourages clients to opt for e-documents and will plant One tree for every client who chooses not to receive printed documents.
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