NGO01 – Sustainable Development Internship with Leading Travel Provider

Company Introduction

The golden land of Angkor and Bagan, of Bangkok and Vientiane. For centuries, Southeast Asian names alone have induced an irresistible romance amongst the susceptible: Saigon, Mandalay, Phnom Penh, Rangoon, the mighty meandering Mekong.

This destination management company (DMC) was founded in 1993 and now has offices and specialist teams in Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Indochina (Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos). A dedicated sales office in the USA bridges the time zones and makes personal contact easier for North American partners.

Their charity organization helps disadvantaged people through community development, conservation, environment and empowerment projects. It is our mission to grow to be the leading brand in quality tourism in Asia — and the champion of the triple bottom line: people, planet, profit.

Their vision of “Sharing our Passion for Discovery” encompasses the company’s collective inspiration, outlook, and culture.

Internship Position

Sustainable Development Assistant

Internship Description

This travel company is Travelife certified – an initiative which helps tour operators and travel agencies to manage and improve social and environmental impacts with their commitment to reach sustainability. As this organisation heads towards it’s bi-annual Travelife audit; the intern will support the team with their preparations for this audit, and ensuring that they comply with the sustainability criteria of the certification. You could be dealing with various stakeholders who are linked to the company’s responsible travel practices, such as ChildSafe, ImpactVietnam & TAP.

You may also be involved with other tasks within different departments of the organisation depending on their needs at that time.

Requirements

● Studying tourism or sustainability related major.
● Confidence dealing with different stakeholders both internally and externally.
● Good wiritng & communication skills.
● Passionate about travel and the region.
● With integrity, and the willingness to learn and improve and face challenges with confidence.