Online travel company MakeMyTrip on June 24 announced becoming a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC).
With this step, MakeMyTrip joins a select band of travel companies across the world that are taking the lead in driving sustainable tourism practices, the company said in a statement.
GSTC, a non-profit organization that works towards achieving best practices in sustainable tourism, represents a diverse and global membership including national and provincial governments, leading travel companies, hotels, tour operators, NGOs, and commuNITIes at large.
The GSTC was created jointly by UN agencies and prominent international conservation NGOs to develop global baseline standards for sustainable tourism- the GSTC Criteria.
Talking about MakeMyTrip in case you do not know, MakeMyTrip is a pioneer in India’s online travel industry. Founded in the year 2000 by Deep Kalra, MakeMyTrip came to life to empower the Indian traveler with instant bookings and comprehensive choices. The company iNITIated its journey serving the US-India travel market offering a range of best-value products and services powered by technology and round-the-clock customer support.
After consolidating its position in the market as a brand recognized for its reliability and transparency.
Recently in an interview on Thursday MakeMyTrip officials said that they are planning to increase its all-women team of ‘holiday experts’ boosted by consistent growth delivered and highest-ever packages sold by them in the last fiscal. In FY22, the team of women freelancers, serving as holiday experts, helped curate packages for nearly two lakh travelers – closing the year with the highest-ever packages sold by these experts in over 10 years, MakeMyTrip said in a statement.