Inkaterra is a Peruvian organization that celebrates 37 years of experience in sustainable tourism initiatives. It focuses on preserving and rescuing Peru’s geography, nature, customs and cultures and sharing them with the world. It currently operates Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel, Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica, located on the Madre de Dios River, in Southern Peruvian Amazon rainforest, and a pioneer of conservation and sustainability in Peru, and Inkaterra La Casona, a 11-suites boutique hotel in the historic city of Cusco. Inkaterra, with its amazing commitment to sustainablitiy and excellence, is an old friend of ecoLuxury.
Inkaterra has been presented with the Conservation Award by Tourism for Tomorrow. The Tourism for Tomorrow Awards are organized by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the winners were announced at the WTTC’s Global Summit in Tokyo, April 16-19, 2012.
“It is an honour that Inkaterra has been recognized with such a prestigious award. Inkaterra has been practicing sustainable tourism for the past thirty-seven years, spending time and research to learn about ecosystems, local practices and community involvement,” says José Koechlin, CEO of Inkaterra.
In addition to the Tourism for Tomorrow prize, 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 in the development of tourist activities.
Along with offering unique eco-friendly and sustainable tourism experiences, Inkaterra prides itself on its luxury accommodations and impeccable service. Conde Nast Johansens, the international luxury travel guide, nominated Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel as “Most Excellent Eco Resort” in the 2012 Awards for Excellence.