On August 14th, RTC Vietnam successfully organized Social Drink 8/2018 with the topic “Guidelines to implement the STEP1 of Travelife criteria “.

During the sharing session, Mr. Cao Dai Hung – Responsible Tourism Development Expert (GREAT Project) provided guidelines and answered the members’ questions regarding methods to apply and tackle impediments when they implement criteria in STEP 1 that RTC set in 2018.

In 2018, RTC Vietnam’s members need to implement criteria in terms of Sustainability Policy; Legal Compliance; Training and Awareness Raising, Communication on Responsible Tourism; Sustainable Purchasing Policies: Developing Sustainable Tourism Products and Services; etc.

Also in the sharing session, the Aus4Equality | GREAT Project on Enhancing Economic Empowerment for Women & Policy Development and Business Promotion with Women was introduced to the members, and RTC members are encouraged to propose ideas for development projects in Son La and Lao Cai provinces.

In addition, the Refill My Bottle campaign was also called by Dang Xuan Son (Footprint Travel) to join the campaign, the members are encouraged to become water stations in the Refill My Bottle network, in order to contribute to reducing the plastic waste in every trips.

Here are some pictures of the sharing.