Taro, Bali, Indonesia.Asian Captive Elephant Standards (ACES) have awarded Mason Adventures Elephant Parkwith Goldlevelaccreditation. Mason Adventures has exceeded elephant camp standards and fulfilled over 90% of ACESstrictadvancedcamp criteria. They have reached the highest level of accreditation possiblefor an elephant camp. Mason Adventures are the first elephant camp to be awarded accreditation by ACES and comes after an intensive assessment and auditing process. Director of ACES Mr Nicolas Dubrocard says “Mason Adventures is an exceptional example of elephant-based tourism. All elephantsarewellsocialised, provided with strong enrichment opportunities and receive the best veterinaryavailable. We are proud of all the hard work the team atMason Adventures have investedinto their campand elephants. The Gold level isvery muchdeserved”.Mr Dubrocard will travel to Bali on 20 November 2019 for a press conference and handover ceremony with Mason Adventuresto award them with their camp validation. ACESassess elephant camps throughout southeast Asia to provide the highest level of elephant welfare for all elephants working in the tourism industry.Elephant camps must meet all 119 mandatory criteria to pass, and complete further standards for higher validation. ACES scrutinises all areas of camp management including elephant shelters, diet, veterinary care, socialisation, feeding, riding, physical and mental enrichment, staff training and entitlements and many other facets of camp care. For further information contact ACESon the above or at elephantstandards.com.