News | January 24, 2022

Announcing the Launch of ASSET-H&C’s Eco-Guide for Hospitality Businesses and Schools

AVI is proud to have contributed to the Burmese (Myanmar) translation of ASSET-H&C’s Eco-Guide for Hospitality Businesses and Schools. The Eco-Guide, supported by iecd, provides 55 tips and good practices to reduce tourism’s impact on the environment and has been translated into 5 different languages.

ASSET-H&C’s and AVI have been in partnership since 2019 in Myanmar. Together, we have contributed in raising awareness and have worked on embedding responsible practices within the tourism sector – from hospitality institutions, Small-and-Medium Enterprises (SMEs), community tourism as well as working with high-end hotels.

While tourism is preparing for post-COVID-19, it is crucial to join forces in making sure that sustainability in every sense will be at the heart of the recovery from the pandemic. The inclusive approach to sustainability is a component we are very proud to have been a part of, so that it is accessible to more tourism stakeholders in different countries.

AVI and the Child Safe Volunteering Hub (CSV Hub) is pleased to have supported the Eco-Guide as part of responsible tourism. The CSV Hub aims to support existing work and leadership in the promotion of child safeguarding as part of responsible tourism and volunteering practices. For more information and free downloadable resources please go to the website

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AVI’s Yin Yin Thatun speaking at the Responsible Business in Tourism and Hospitality Conference, Myanmar on responsible and child safe tourism practices in 2019.

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