Intrepid Colombo, an entirely owned subsidiary Intrepid Journey, the biggest journey journey firm on the earth, not too long ago celebrated 10 years of operations in Sri Lanka, throughout which era the enterprise has grown its workforce by 3,300 p.c, or a mean of 330 p.c per 12 months , and established itself as a big employer. The corporate’s formal celebrations included a glittering occasion held at Waters Edge, Colombo on Friday twenty first October 2022.
Intrepid Journey is a worldwide tour operator, offering sustainable experience-rich journey on all seven continents. The enterprise was established in Melbourne, Australia in 1989 and has skilled international progress over the previous 33 years.
The Colombo workplace was initially established in October 2012 as a supplier of IT growth providers to the Intrepid Group with a workforce of simply 5 members. Right this moment this has developed as a middle of excellence for providers throughout the firm with a rising 170-plus workforce, offering monetary, buyer, and HR providers in addition to assist providers for back-office journey associated processes for Intrepid’s international workplaces, along with additionally being a Vacation spot Administration Firm (DMC) to function journeys for Intrepid and different main journey manufacturers.
Intrepid Journey is a purpose-led model, which implies it strives to make a optimistic affect in and past its enterprise. Consistent with this, throughout the week of the celebration, Intrepid Colombo initiated and arranged a blood donation marketing campaign and noticed a lot of his colleagues coming collectively for this well timed trigger.
Amidst the quite a few challenges right here at dwelling and the current unprecedented international pandemic disrupting and bringing the journey trade to a standstill, Intrepid Colombo has exhibited an amazing quantity of resilience, and continues to develop in leaps and bounds pushed by its mission to create optimistic change via the enjoyment of journey, with numerous profession alternatives opening up particularly in its Expertise & Customer support divisions.
“We have reached this decade milestone, and we rejoice this with all our superb and proficient colleagues whose dedication is a testomony to the place we’re right now. We’re solely rising stronger,” mentioned Anu Karunatilaka, Intrepid’s Managing Director, Asia.
Intrepid Colombo has constructed a powerful office tradition over the last decade, which deeply embeds an inclusive strategy the place arduous work and enjoyable is supported. That is mirrored within the firm reaching the Nice Place to Work Certification™ throughout Could this 12 months.
Workers can opt-in for versatile work schedules together with a ‘four-week work-from-anywhere’ choice, one free tour per 12 months – plus 5 extra days go away to self-experience journeys and discover the world. Workforce members additionally obtain beneficiant journey reductions for family and friends, salaries pegged to the Australian greenback and two weeks paid parental go away for brand spanking new mother and father amongst others. Workers also can entry their Worker Help Program and numerous venture or trigger associated volunteering actions.
Very not too long ago, Intrepid Colombo additionally made it to the record of high 15 Finest Workplaces for Girls. The Girls’s Expedition with Intrepid initiative has garnered excessive curiosity and involvement amongst colleagues, with the view of recognizing and championing their roles from the management to the entrance line, to empower, enlighten and energize.
Intrepid is an authorized Profit Company (B Corp), independently verified to have the best environmental, social and governance requirements, balancing revenue with function.
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