Ace’s Affiliations

Ace the Himalaya is associated with various national and international based governmental and non- governmental organizations working in the sector of travel and tourism. The ties and membership with these organizations have helped us  to provide our customers the best services and differentiate us among the competitors by following the proper code and ethics of travel and tourism. Some of our important associations are with:

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American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA)

ASTA, short for ‘American Society of Travel Agents’, is an association of travel professionals and the companies whose products they sell, providing education, training, representation, and advocacy.

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The International Ecotourism Society (TIES)

As the world’s oldest and largest international ecotourism association, TIES seeks to be the global source of knowledge and advocacy uniting communities, conservation, and sustainable travel.

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Sustainable Travel International (STI)

STI Promotes responsible travel and ecotourism, supporting sustainable development, and helping travelers and travel providers protect the cultures and environments they visit.

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Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA)

ATTA is the global trade network supporting sustainable adventure travel markets worldwide, through adventure travel news, research, events, networking and education. The ATTA is also host of the annual Adventure Travel World Summit.

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responsibletravel.com

responsibletravel.com is an online agency which inspires travelers and travel companies to tackle the environmental, social and cultural issues that tourism faces. The company introduces travelers directly to responsible travel and tourism options.

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Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA)

It is a non-governmental, non-profit and non-political organization working as National Alpine Association of Nepal to promote mountain tourism, climbing sports and protect mountain environment.

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Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN)

TAAN is an umbrella association of trekking agencies in Nepal. It was established in 1979 by a group of trekking agents who wanted to regulate the trekking and adventure industry.  Members of the association work together to meet their common goals and assist the government by providing suggestions to develop trekking business into a revenue generating industry.

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Nepal Tourism Board

NTB is an autonomous body modeled as a partnership between  Nepal Government and the private sector tourism industry of Nepal and has statutory duties as the National Tourism Organization. NTB aims to promote Nepal as quality tourism destination in the international arena with specific brand image.

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Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP)

Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) is a non-governmental organization promoting “minimum impact trekking” to minimize environmental damage caused by tourism.

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Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation (MoTCA)

Government of Nepal has been actively promoting tourism in Nepal and has always encouraged the private sector for their involvement and participation. The Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation (MoTCA) gives equal importance to conservation of natural, cultural and human resources.

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Sambhav Nepal

Sambhav Nepal is a registered non-profit, non-political, social organization aiming to establish and implement sustainable education, health, and community development programs in isolated areas of Nepal. Presently, the organization is working in ten remote villages of Gorkha district. Ace the Himalaya fully supports Sambhav Nepal foundation. To learn about the organization’s community projects visit www.sambhavnepal.org.