Preserve the global environment
Coexist with the local area and community
Initiatives for the working environment
In September 2022, we signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for partnership and cooperation with the Japanese branch of the Hawaii Tourism Authority to promote responsible tourism "Mālama Hawai'i".
「Remember 3.11」Bus tour in Iwate
HIS organized the "Iwate Bus Tour to Remember 3.11" on the 11th and 12th of March 2023, 12 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Promotion of Environment-Minded Tour Packages Without Flights
In an attempt to promote responsible tourism that is environmentminded, at the subsidiary company of HIS in Thailand, we offer a flights-excluded tour around the city of Bangkok using the electric tuk-tuk taxi cars.
“Lagunasia” started providing a barbecue "Earth-friendly SDGs course meal" using plant-based meat
Lagunasia, operated by Laguna Ten Bosch, has started offering the “Earth-Friendly SDGs Course”, a barbecue course for schools that uses “NEXT short ribs 2.0”.
Sales of “upcycled” products that utilize seat fabric for route buses
The Kyushu Sanko Group sells “upcycled” products that utilize the seat fabric for route buses.
Environmental measures by promoting the use of public transportation
The Kyushu Sanko Group, in collaboration with bus operators in Kumamoto Prefecture, regularly holds "Kumamoto Prefecture Bus and Train Free Day (100 yen for adults)" with the aim of alleviating traffic congestion and reducing CO2 emissions by promoting the use of public transportation and improving convenience.
Supporting Kumamoto’s fisheries workers suffering from reputational damage
In April 2022, the Kyushu Sanko Group held a five-day tasting sale of clams from Kumamoto Prefecture at SAKURA MACHI Kumamoto, in order to support the Kumamoto fisheries industry, which is suffering from reputational damage.
Confronting Social Issues Through Travel to Make SDGs Your Own Problem
At the Study Tour Desk, our objective is to increase the number of people who perceive problems around the world as their own problems based on the things that they discover through the encounters and interactions they have while traveling.
Providing Learning Opportunities Through Travel for SDG-Driven Corporate Management
Pay a visit to an SDGs (Social Development Goals) Future City as part of a trip to observe and learn the truth about sustainability.
Reducing Burdens on the Environment with Mobile Apps
The HIS Hawaii subsidiary has initiatives that contribute to the environment with technologies such as digital travel guidebooks and mobile apps.
Providing a Site That Offers Carbon Offsets
The HIS America subsidiary launched its new brand Copolo in September 2021. The site allows residents of the United States and Canada to make online travel reservations.
Providing Stays That Consider the Global Environment
HIS Hotel Holdings, within the major commercial resort facility VISON located in Mie Prefecture, operates the lodging facilities HOTEL VISON and Hatago VISON, which, under the concept of "play in the wild, learn in the wild," provide places to connect mind and body with the natural environment.
Online Work Tour Project
The "Social Good Team", formed by volunteer members from HIS' official online travel community 「TABIFLEEEEEK」, has launched a project to help alleviate this social issue, by providing free invitations to visit workplaces online.
In April 2022, HIS collaborated with the company which operates "CAMPFIRE" to launch a support site that connects challengers and supporters through crowdfunding.
HIS Group D&I Initiatives
The HIS Group promotes D&I (Diversity & Inclusion).
Helping Universities with Student Livelihood Support Projects
Kyushu Sanko Retail, which is engaged in the food and beverage business of the Kyushu Sanko Group, participated in Marche, a free food supply held by Kumamoto University in November 2021.