Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL) has a long term commitment to protect the marine environment and to sustain the well-being of the people and place they visit. Their environmental policies guide both shipboard and shore-wide environmental practices.
As part of its commitment to ensure the long-term health of the world’s oceans. RCL has set a public goal to make available to passengers a significant number of unique shore excursions under internationally recognised sustainability certification programmes Recognized by the Global Tourism Sustainability Council (GSTC).
EarthCheck’s verification process ensures that tour operators and shore excursion providers are operating in a way that contributes to the long-term viability of the communities, cultures and environments in which they do business. Shore excursions that gain accreditation through either EarthCheck Certified or EarthCheck Evaluate will receive marketing benefits from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
EarthCheck is pleased to offer multiple options for businesses of all sizes wishing to maintain and report on their sustainability practices and identify areas of improvement through access to internationally accepted criteria and benchmarks. These practical and easy-to-use programs are delivered online and are perfect for operators who want to track and improve their triple bottom line performance.
EarthCheck program’s use internationally recognised criteria to report on management performance covering a wide range of areas including environment, risk and quality management and interpretation.