Inkaterra Receives the 2012 Tourism for Tomorrow Conservation Award

Inkaterra Receives the 2012 Tourism for Tomorrow Conservation Award

InkaterraInkaterra is a Peruvian eco-luxury hotel organization that celebrates 37 years of experience in sustainable tourism initiatives. The hotel boasts long term conservation stewardship of 38,000 acres of rainforest in the Amazon basin and 25 acres of cloud forest within the Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary.


Inkaterra promotes scientific research for the conservation of ecosystems and natural resources funded by ecotourism, as a replicable model for local communities; offering authentic experiences, capturing, disseminating and educating about the culture and nature of Peru.

Tourism for Tomorrow Award

On April 17th, 2012, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced the winners of the 2012 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards, during the WTTC Global Summit in Tokyo, Japan. According to the WTTC, the winners have been selected from over 150 entries from more than 60 countries.


The 2012 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards winners are:

  • Community Benefit Award: Saunders Hotel Group, USA
  • Conservation Award: Inkaterra, Peru
  • Destination Stewardship Award: Destination Røros, Norway
  • Global Tourism Business Award: Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, Singapore

More About Inkaterra

InkaterraFor over 30 years, Inkaterra has pioneered and promoted sustainable tourism in Peru. With Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel in the heart of Andean cloud forest, Inkaterra La Casona in the historical city of Cusco, and Reserva Amazonica, on the banks of the Madre de Dios River in the Amazon forest, Inkaterra has introduced many thousands of people to the natural wonders and the indigenous cultures of Peru all in luxurious style.


Inkaterra recently launched a new brand, byInkaterra hotels, attracting inquisitive travelers seeking the country’s historical and adventurous locations. Inkaterra and byInkaterra are committed to the environment and responsible practices in the use of natural resources while bringing a nature travel experience 100% carbon neutral, and offering a service that carries the core values of Inkaterra, icon of sustainability, service and authenticity since 1975.


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