Trakaro: Sustainable Travels Partners with PCEPSDI
Updated: Aug 7
ORTIGAS CITY, NOVEMBER 23, 2018 - Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Incorporation (PCEPSDI) is now a proud partner of Trakaro: Sustainable Travels as of November 23, 2018, Friday.
PCEPSDI is a non-stock profit and non-government organization that organizes multiple voluntary, ecolabelling programmes initiatives in order to exercise the fundamentals of sustainable development. Trakaro aligns itself with the goal PCEPSDI has with changing behavioral patterns in consumption and production that tend to misuse, abuse, and degrade our environment.
General Manager of Trakaro, Paul Galacan, and Executive Director of PCEPSDI, June Alvarez, signed a memorandum of understanding, indicating that the partnership will be under the Transforming Tourism Project of the UN Environment Program and that PCEPSDI will verify the sustainability ratings of the establishments registered by Trakaro. Complementing to other rating sites, applications, and platforms, it is Trakaro and its users that are a clear indication of the growing mindfulness of Filipinos and Tourist of the Philippines with regards to sustainable tourism. With this, Trakaro will highlight and promote the establishes and businesses in order to bridge the gap in the tourism and hospitality industry.
Android users can now download Trakaro: Sustainable Travels for free in the Google Playstore or use the link tinyurl.com/trakaro-android. For establishments that want to be a part of the sustainable tourism movement, they may create an account at www.trakaro.com
ABOUT THE COMPANY
The Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Inc. (PCEPSDI) is a non-stock non-profit and non-government organization duly registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. PCEPSDI is the Administrator of the National Ecolabelling Programme – Green Choice Philippines (NELP-GCP), a voluntary, multiple criteria-based, and third party programme that aims to encourage clean manufacturing practices and consumption of environmentally preferable products and services.
Trakaro: Sustainable Travels is the first and only online sustainability rating platform for hotels and restaurants. Establishments are rated through Trakaro’s proprietary technology called the Fylla Algorithm that was based on the Triple bottom line of Sustainability - Planet, People, and Profit. Through Trakaro, travelers can now look for sustainable establishments, contact them, and book their services in no time. On the other hand, hotels and restaurants can now market themselves as sustainable establishment.
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