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Benefits of joining ALTO

It’s all about image and being professional

Being a member of ALTO has many benefits, the most fundamental of which is that you are a member of an organisation that is charged with representing the interests of your business. Not only do we represent the best interests of your business, we also investigate ways in which we can all improve our business performance, such as the integration of information technologies to improve our booking systems and client handling procedures. Currently, all tour operators work completely independently, which often means that the only thing making one operator different to the next is price.  Being a member of ALTO means you are committed to quality.

Why join?

First of all, it is free, so you have nothing to lose. More importantly, you will have access to resources not available outside of being a member, such as on-line client management systems that are run by us to handle your bookings, so you can get on with doing what you do best, conducting your tourism business. Our on-line system frees up your time, and means that guests get a response within minutes, not hours.

Benefit the whole community

ALTO has a goal of improving the entire community in which we all live.  Pollution is a major problem on Lombok, on the Gili Islands, and ultimately in the surrounding sea.  This pollution damages the image that visitors have of this region… most come to find “paradise”… a tropical coral sand beach lined with coconut palms.  The image that many take away is however very different. ALTO has teamed with the volunteer organisation KESAB, winner of the United Nations environmental sustainability award in 2015, who have very kindly offered us assistance in establishing programs to reduce the level of waste in the areas where we all have our businesses. Pollution reduction offers improvements to all areas of society, especially to the health of the citizens. All ALTO members have a commitment to protecting and enhancing the environment.

What else?

By displaying the ALTO logo, people know you are a serious operator who runs the business to a high standard, not just an individual running a taxi service.  Membership builds credibility, not just with your guests, but also with other businesses on Lombok… lets face it, businesses prefer to deal with professionals.

International Promotion (PAID SERVICE)

ALTO actively promotes your tours to over 23,000 tour operators around the world informing them of deals, events, specials and more.  Not only do we conduct direct approaches to major travel organisations, we also promote member businesses to other industry groups and web sites to ensure our members interests are promoted not on a local scale, but to an international audience.

Web site maintenance and design (PAID SERVICE)

ALTO has its own in-house web development team who are native English speakers.  Since your main audience is international visitors, why wouldn’t you make sure the grammar and structure is correct… no spelling errors, use of wrong words and descriptions etc. Not only can members have their web sites managed, we can handle search engine and social media promotion too.
© ALTO (Associated Lombok Tour Operators) 2014  All rights reserved

Benefits of joining ALTO

It’s all about image and being professional

Being a member of ALTO has many benefits, the most fundamental of which is that you are a member of an organisation that is charged with representing the interests of your business. Not only do we represent the best interests of your business, we also investigate ways in which we can all improve our business performance, such as the integration of information technologies to improve our booking systems and client handling procedures. Currently, all tour operators work completely independently, which often means that the only thing making one operator different to the next is price. 

Why join?

First of all, it is free, so you have nothing to lose. More importantly, you will have access to resources not available outside of being a member, such as on-line client management systems that are run by us to handle your bookings, so you can get on with doing what you do best, conducting tours. Our on-line system frees up your time, and means that guests get a response within minutes, not hours.

What else?

By displaying the ALTO logo, people know you are a serious operator who runs the business to a high standard, not just an individual running a taxi service.  Membership builds credibility, not just with your guests, but also with other businesses on Lombok… lets face it, businesses prefer to deal with professionals.

International Promotion (PAID SERVICE)

ALTO actively promotes your tours to over 23,000 tour operators around the world informing them of deals, events, specials and more.  Not only do we conduct direct approaches to major travel organisations, we also promote member businesses to other industry groups and web sites to ensure our members interests are promoted not on a local scale, but to an international audience.

Web site maintenance and design (PAID SERVICE)

ALTO has its own in-house web development team who are native English speakers.  Since your main audience is international visitors, why wouldn’t you make sure the grammar and structure is correct… no spelling errors, use of wrong words and descriptions etc. Not only can members have their web sites managed, we can handle search engine and social media promotion too.