We commit to support responsible tourism practices that will lead to sustainable tourism development and with us travelers can involve to contribute conserving natural and cultural heritage and generate benefit for local economy, and still, we offer cost effective packages.
- Using locally owned facilities such as hotel and restaurants for our guests that will automatically benefit local economic, improving working conditions, favor the multiplier effect of tourism activities.
- Designing tours in small scale size that minimize the impact on economics, social, cultural and environment. We try the best that our activities will not deteriorate, endanger susceptible environment and do not exceed the the carrying capacity.
- Providing physical challenge for travelers that will give them more adventure and learning experience.
- Creating opportunities for visitors to interact with locals in an unstructured and spontaneous manner to yield in local pride and confidence, and mutual understanding between tourists and local people.
Economic & Social Responsibility
We employ staff, guides and drivers from local area, Our business gives women equal opportunity for employment, Business support actively scholarship for local children from low-income family, and we design tours that encourage guests can learn from local people,and interact with them. We use locally owned accommodations and restaurants for our guests that will benefit local economy.
We have Giving Back Program, we donate 2,5 % of income for children scholarship program of LMI (Philantrophy Management Institutions). We do support the education of drop out or poor children in Surabaya and the vicinity with this program.
We use environmentally friendly transportation en-route, and our staffs, guides and drivers are aware of the environment issues. We attempt to reduce the use of consumables, try to re-cycle, and reuse material as best as we can. In our operation we avoid the use of disposable and plastic packaging.
We are supporting Mangrove Farmers of Surabaya that now start to reforest the destroyed mangrove forest. Local people of eastern coast of Surabaya now quit exploiting the mangrove trees and leaving off cutting them down for salt water fish pond, and they shift to cultivate mangrove and process the mangrove to syrup, jenang, chips and other processed foods. We have mangrove planting program for students, so they can contribute to the well-being of the environment.
We promote local cultures, traditions, local art and crafts to our guest, offer local cuisines to our guests and visit local restaurant. Our guides have commitments to build more understanding of local cultures, traditions, values to guests. We encourage tourist and host encounter and communication for eternal bound between them.