is a Brunei
based tour operator providing activities, accommodation,
travel, tours and packages in North West Borneo - Brunei,
Sabah and Sarawak.
Statement reflects our extensive experience in North-West Borneo, our
commitment to quality travel experiences, local education and development, our
ethics, and the
area's potential as a unique, attractive and exciting destination.
operate visitor experiences that are fun, intriguing,
educational, challenging, relaxing, engaging and intellectually
provide high standards of operational safety,
programme quality and service reliability.
To design and
operate travel experiences that suit the specific needs
of small-groups, families, schools, couples, special
interest and activity oriented clients.
integrate our eighteen years experience with venues,
transport options, accommodation services, guides,
communities, activities and people in NW Borneo into
rewarding holiday experiences.
educate visitors in the cultural, religious and environmental
uniqueness of Borneo so they may become more informed members of the international community.
promote environmental preservation on Borneo through
operating standards, programme content,
business associations and directing visitor income to the
local people actually do the work.
preserve the traditional cultures and lifestyles of Borneo
by supporting and developing community based visitor operations
and directing the income to these people.
To operate with high
standards of business ethics in our relationships with our
clients, staff, agents and suppliers.
To provide income
for local partners and communities to facilitate staff
training, visitor safety and programme quality, and to
reduce the need for local communities to rely on illegal logging, wildlife
hunting and other environmentally destructive practices.
build mutually beneficial business relationships with operators, suppliers and
agents who share our values.
Borneo contains an exciting
array of cultures, environments, wildlife and activities.
Brunei, Sabah and Sarawak have diverse social, political,
economic and religious characteristics within and between
these three states. In this dynamic mix,
operates tour experiences that are
informative, fun, safe and educational.
We place a strong emphasis on directing tourism income to the people
in local communities who do the work,
so the attractions of today will be here for future
generations to enjoy. Local
communities that receive a fair income from visitor operations are
less susceptible to inducements leading to illegal
logging, hunting, fishing and habitat destruction.
Tours works with local community groups to establish
consistent safety and operating standards and supports them
with access to communication services, specialist
information, equipment and training for tour management and
activity safety. This helps them retain their
communities, preserve the environment, and give their
children the food, housing and education they need to live
successfully in a changing world. It empowers them
with the opportunity to make choices about their future.
We look forward to sharing
with you the amazing experiences of
Borneo and introducing you to the unique people, culture,
activities, rainforest and wildlife.
Allan J Riches
B.Ed., M.Ed.Admin., MACE, AAIF