Our fundraising efforts are popular with our customers and great for the environment. We are delighted to be working with World Land Trust to minimise the environmental impact of international travel.
(PRWEB) November 10, 2005
This month has seen Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) and The World Land Trust reach an environmental landmark. To date APH fundraising efforts have accomplished the purchase of 600 acres of rainforest.
Earlier this month APH presented World Land Trust with a cheque for £10,000. This money will now be invested in the purchase and subsequent protection of Belize rainforests. So far bookings through APH and pickatrail.com have saved enough endangered rainforest to fill over 330 football pitches.
Nick Caunter, Managing Director of APH said: “Our fundraising efforts are popular with our customers and great for the environment. We are delighted to be working with World Land Trust to minimise the environmental impact of international travel.”
Travellers who book the airport parking and hotel elements of their holiday with Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) via pickatrail.com have the added bonus of protecting areas of rainforest with no additional cost. Every time a booking is made online at http://www.aph.com via pickatrail.com APH makes a financial contribution to the World Land Trust. By working with The World Land Trust in this way APH, is encouraging the use of good environmental practice when travelling and helping to reduce worldwide carbon emissions.
APH is now working towards the target of purchasing and protecting 1,000 acres of the rainforest in the not to distant future.
APH is a member of The Independent Airport Park and Ride Association (IAPRA) which represents UK independent park and ride operators. APH has industry-leading customer retention rates: 96% of customers state that they are likely or very likely to book the same APH car park again. Association of Chief Police Officers of England Wales and Northern Ireland (ACPO), Safer Parking Award winner. APH is currently a preferred partner of The AA. Other partners include HSBC, BT, Asda, BSkyB, the Institute of Advanced Motorists and Toys R US.
Bookings can be made with experienced telemarketing staff by phone (0800 – 2200 Monday – Thursday, 0800 – 2100 Friday, 0900 – 1900 Saturday and 0900 – 2200 on Sunday). Bookings can also be made online 24 hours a day at http://www.aph.com.
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Sarah Falkingham or Rachele Grieve:
Tel: + 44 (0)207 681 6270
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