Responsible Travel

Responsible Travel

JOIN US TO BECOME A RESPONSIBLE TRAVELER
FOR A GREEN HALONG BAY AND LAN HA BAY!

Since its establishment, Blue Swimmer Adventures, has identified and developed a sustainable business associated with environmental protection and local community development.

We believe in sharing with local community and environment by practicing sustainable travel business with responsibility, high respect to culture, locals and destination.

We understand our role and influence in the sustainability development of tourism in. Therefore, we are committed to promoting sustainability. We aim to follow, implement and promote good sustainability practices to maximize positive impacts and minimize negative impacts on tourism of our operations and to influence our clients and partners to do the same.

  • We ensure clear and constant communication and high protection to our customers
  • We commit to sustainability management & legal compliance
  • We commit to social policy and human rights
  • We commit to practice environmental protection and enhance community relations
  • We try to ensure that vehicles used on tours do not cause more than average pollution. We believe that transport is an important aspect of sustainable tourism, and we do our best to decrease the average pollution level
  • We aim at involving as many locals as possible by employing them in the tourism business. We stand for a fair and safe working environment that supports and respects local communities.
  • We aim to maximize positive impacts and minimize negative impacts at destination to ensure the sustainable development of the places that we operate in.

Our mission: “Actions for the most sustainable benefit toward the environment, the community, our customers, our partnership, then our employees”.

What you can do
Choose an operator with a responsible tourism policy. Ask about their methods of disposing of trash and wastewater, and whether they invest in any local clean up initiatives. Find out if the staff are local – many of the fishing communities around the bay are no longer able to fish – as the sealife is dying, and the waters polluted – so employment in tourism is a way of sustaining their floating communities.

Don’t just stay on your ship. Find a tour which visits local communities, and which allows you the chance to interact with the people and spend money by buying refreshments or crafts.

If your boat crew or guides throw litter into the bay, report this to your operator and shout about it on review sites and social media. The word will spread that tourists demand responsible practices, and more will begin to follow suit.

Take a two-night cruise rather than one night – this allows you to sail further and to reach some of the more pristine bays and islands, beyond the pollution and litter. But remember – once there, you are responsible for keeping it this way. Do not travel until check out www.blueswimmeradventures.com

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