Travelife Partner sustainability award for Sunrise Osh
Amsterdam, January 28th 2022 The Travelife Partner award was received today by
Sunrise Osh, Kyrgyzstan. The award is a recognition for the long-term efforts and frontrunner
position of Sunrise Osh tour company regarding sustainability and Corporate Social
Sunrise Osh complies with more than 100 criteria, related to an operators’ office management,
product range, international business partners and customer information. The Travelife standard is
covering the ISO 26000 Corporate Social Responsibility themes, including environment, biodiversity,
human rights and labour relations; and is formally Recognised as in full compliance with the UN-
supported Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria.
Sunrise Oshs is one of the first companies in Kyrgyzstan to have reached the Travelife Partner award.
Mr Naut Kusters, manager of Travelife for tour operators, “I am delighted to see that sustainability in
the tour operators sector is obtaining momentum. The award of the front runner Sunrise Osh will
inspire other companies in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia to follow the same path”.
Travelife, which has been established with the support of the European Commission, is the leading
international sustainability certification for the travel sector. More than 35 national travel associations
are promoting the scheme to their members including ABTA, The British Travel Association and
PATA, the Pacific Asian Travel Association. Since 2012, more than 600 Asian companies have been
trained in CSR with the support of the Dutch government CBI program. They are now working step-
by-step towards more sustainable operations.