Inkaterra Honored by ETC's Responsible Tourism Showcase

Inkaterra Honored by ETC's Responsible Tourism Showcase

Inkaterra ETC Award

Responsible Tourism Showcase 2013

At the annual Educational Travel Conference, Inkaterra was honored as one of the Responsible Tourism Showcase awardees, recognizing the efforts of those members that are constantly working on developing or implementing initiatives for sustainable tourism. Inkaterra has been recognized for its effort on promoting sustainable tourism in Peru, through which the organization offers authentic experiences following the principles of sustainability, focusing on preserving and rescuing Peru's geography, nature, traditions and cultures.


Inkaterra Sustainability Practices

Inkaterra is a Peruvian eco-luxury hotel organization that celebrates 37 years of experience in sustainable tourism initiatives. As a pioneer in sustainable tourism, Inkaterra promotes scientific research for the conservation funded by ecotourism, as a replicable model for local communities; offering authentic experiences, capturing, disseminating and educating about the culture and nature of Peru. Inkaterra has an alliance with the NGO Inkaterra Association (ITA) through which the company's supports research, conservation, educational and social development programs.


In addition to the Tourism for Tomorrow nomination, since 2011 Inkaterra holds the Rainforest Alliance Verification in Sustainable Tourism, guaranteeing good practices in Responsible Tourism. Moreover, Inkaterra recently received the First International Certificate in Sustainable Tourism given by Control Union Green Choice Sustainable Tourism Standard. The Certification is granted based on sustainability concepts, the use of responsible practices, the conservation of biodiversity and the contribution to local communities.


More About the Award

As part of the Educational Travel Community's commitment to advancing responsible tourism, ETC hosts an annual Responsible Tourism Showcase to recognize the efforts of ETC members and their partners working diligently in the field to develop and implement responsible tourism initiatives. The Responsible Tourism Showcase is hosted at the annual Educational Travel Conference, where a variety of educational sessions and roundtable discussions are held on current Responsible Tourism issues and best practices.


>> See Inkaterra's member profile




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