Big Five Tours & Expeditions Shines a New Spotlight on Sustainable Travel in Asia and Beyond, Launching Visibleasia.com

May 30, 2018 | Categorized in:

The latest in a series of websites highlighting world-class destinations that benefit the planet, Visibleasia.com provides information and rankings to aid travel agents and travelers incrafting sustainable holidays in Asia and the South Pacific.

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May 30, 2018 (Stuart, Florida)Big Five Tours & Expeditions announced today the launch of Visibleasia.com, a new travel website inspired by sustainable tourism in 16 countries throughout Asia and the South Pacific. The latest in a collection of new websites from Big Five that focus on sustainable tourism, Visibleasia.com is equipped to engage, inform and ultimately connect travelers and travel advisors with opportunities to explore destinations that benefit the local communities and the planet.

Visibleasia.com follows close behind the debuts of two other sustainable travel sites from Big Five Tours & Expeditions, Safaritours.com, launched in March, and Galapagos.com, launched last October. Like its predecessors respectively focused on safari opportunities around world and the archipelagic home of some of the rarest species on earth, Visibleasia.com presents a clear picture of sustainable travel opportunities available in Asia and the South Pacific. This is done through a memorable tiger icon ranking (one to five tigers, with five being the highest) indicating the progress that each destination is making within the sustainable tourism realm. For example, one tiger means that a country is in the early stages of sustainable tourism, while five tigers reflects a country that has established sustainable tourism programs in place at the national level.

“We’re excited to roll out our latest website for travelers and travel advisors that explores destinations throughout Asia and the South Pacific that support sustainable tourism ultimately safeguarding cultural heritage, improving local livelihoods, and saving endangered species,” said Ashish Sanghrajka, President of Big Five Tours & Expeditions. “Our company has always been and will continue to be deeply committed to making the world a better place through purposeful travel experiences that reward friends and family with trips they’ll always remember, while also benefiting the countries they visit.”

The rankings on Visibleasia.com are based upon the three pillars of sustainable tourism including:

  • Environmentally friendly practices
  • Support for the protection of natural and cultural heritage
  • Contributions to the social and economic well-being of local communities

The website also features the blog, Visible Pause, which shares travel information, ideas, challenges and solutions on sustainable tourism in Asia and the South Pacific. With Asia representing about 30% of the total land area of the planet and roughly 60% of the global population, you can bet there is a lot to discover on Visibleasia.com.

 

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For more information please contact:

Casey Hamilton
Hawkins International PR
212.255.6541
casey@hawkpr.com

 

About Big Five Tours & Expeditions

Founded in Kenya in 1973 by Mahen Sanghrajka, Big Five Tours & Expeditions is renowned for customized, luxury adventure travel to more than 45 destinations worldwide. Big Five has been recognized for its sustainable tourism commitment. The company has twice won the Virtuoso® luxury travel network Sustainable Tourism Leadership Award in 2014 and in 2016. Condé Nast Traveler magazine recognized Big Five with a World Savers Award in 2013. For more information about Big Five’s customized journeys, contact info@bigfive.com or call one of our destination specialists at (800) 244 3483. Also visit www.bigfive.com.