Dusit partners with World Animal Protection to help promote responsible wildlife tourism
Pictured (left to right): Mr. Siradej Donavanik, Vice President of Operations, Dusit International, Ms. Suphajee Suthumpun, Group Managing Director, Dusit International, Ms. Roatchana Sungthong, National Director, World Animal Protection, and Mr. Chatnarong Muangwong, Campaign Director, World Animal Protection.
Dusit Thani Maldives.
Dusit’s group-wide commitment to sustainability includes ensuring that its operations do not harm the wildlife that inhabit its various destinations.
BANGKOK, THAILAND – Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has partnered with World Animal Protection, one of the world’s leading nonprofit animal welfare organizations that has pushed the world to protect animals for over 50 years, to create new guidelines and policies that will help limit the impact of Dusit’s operations on natural habitats by promoting responsible wildlife tourism in each of its destinations.
By offering eco-friendly community activities, such as excursions to elephant conservation centers and mindful nature hikes, Dusit hopes to delight its customers with authentic, localized experiences while enabling its employees and customers to ” be respectful travelers and defenders of wildlife. The partnership was officially signed in Baan Dusit Thani, Soi Saladaeng, recently.
Created in 1948, Dusit International or Dusit Thani Public Company Limited (DUSIT) is a leading hotel group listed on the Thailand Stock Exchange. Its activities include five distinct but complementary business units: hotels and resorts, hospitality education, food, real estate development and hospitality related services. The group’s portfolio of luxury hotels, resorts and villas includes over 300 properties operating under a total of six brands (Dusit Thani, Dusit Devarana, dusitD2, Princess Dusit, ASAI Hotels, and Elite Havens) in 16 countries around the world. The group also operates culinary schools and hotel colleges in Thailand, as well as educational catering companies in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Dusit International’s diversified investments in real estate development, hotel-related services and the food sector are part of its long-term strategy for sustainable growth, which focuses on three key areas: balance, expansion and diversification.
World Animal Protection (formerly known as the World Society for the Protection of Animals) has driven the world to protect animals for the past 50 years. World Animal Protection works to give animals a better life. Its activities include working with companies to ensure high standards of welfare for the animals in their care, working with governments and other stakeholders to prevent cruel trade, trapping or killing. animals, and to save animals’ lives and the livelihoods of those who depend on them in the event of a disaster. Global animal welfare prompts policy makers to put animals on the global agenda, and it inspires people to protect animals and improve the lives of animals.