SUSTAINABILITY POLICY

The company AMAZON TOUR, is committed to mitigate all the negative impacts that affect the natural environment by the development of its operations and to optimize the use of natural resources, promoting good ecotourism practices in parks and natural areas, and making known natural areas in different communication sources.
Likewise, we are committed to promoting and conserving the cultural heritage of the region and destinations in which it has commercial activity, divulging in a responsible manner the traditions, tourist attractions of the region, gastronomy, handicrafts and real estate of cultural importance.
Our commitment is to protect and support the communities in the destinations visited, implementing good sustainable practices, respecting the rights of all stakeholders and ensuring compliance with their duties; preventing negative impacts such as ESCNNA commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents. as well as child labor. Associated with travel and tourism. For this we have a base of collaborators and local suppliers committed to environmental conservation, culture and social development, hired under a hiring policy without discrimination.
In Amazon tour, we comply with the legal requirements demanded by Colombian legislation and work hard to offer quality services, achieving the full satisfaction of our customers.

Sustainability Commitments

Through our policy of sustainability in Amazon tour we seek to have guidelines that put into practice the use of economic, social and environmental elements that allow us to minimize negative impacts and maximize positive management. For this reason, we handle three fundamental axes and the programs to guarantee their applicability.

 

Environmental Hub

 

  • Our commitment is the constant training in sustainability issues, for people and officials involved in the development of our activities as tour operator Amazon tour, to be informed and oriented in the sustainable management of it.

  • We guarantee an adequate management of solid waste, resulting from the different Amazon tour travel plans, as well as the operation. Implementation of the principles of sustainable consumption in the waste management process: replacement, reduction, reuse, recycling and repair.

  • We seek to reduce the use of Styrofoam and plastic in the transport of food.

  • With regard to transport services whether terrestrial, aquatic and air we verify that they are up to date with the Technical Vehicle Review, the Obligatory Vehicle Insurance and other respective in each case.

  • In Amazon tour we have measures to ensure good use and savings of water and electricity. Optimization of water resources, Installation of low consumption devices, We educate customers and employees to achieve greater environmental awareness.

  • In our operation, in each Amazon tour trip plan we seek to cause the least possible impact on the environment; to guarantee the enjoyment of current and future generations of the different tourist attractions we have.

  • Of our suppliers at least 80% have a program, standard or certification that identifies them for their sustainable tourism practices.

  • Regarding the use of cleaning and cleaning products, we give priority to products that are friendly to the environment, that are quick to decompose and have little pollution.

  • During the tours and the travel plans of Amazon tour, visitors are guided to respect and take care of the present ecosystems, as well as to avoid situations of extraction of species of flora and fauna, consumption of meat of animals in danger of extinction and hunting of animals for illegal trafficking of species.

  • On Amazon tour. We do not support suppliers or places in the region that present fauna in captivity as an attraction of the destination.

  • It encourages visitors not to buy crafts that have parts of wild animals.

 

Social Axis

  • We encourage community tourism and that the benefit of our operation is equitable, fair and not just for a provider.

  • We encourage and support the creation of local jobs.

  • We always look for cordiality and good working relationships with all the people involved in our operation.

  • In Amazon tour we respect the people with whom we interact, regardless of race, creed, gender, status, etc

  • We promote gender equality, work with dignity and respect for Human Rights.

  • In Amazon tour we report and report any anomaly that may affect aspects related to the social issue, considering in this one the sexual tourism or the labor exploitation of children and adolescents. In compliance with Law 679 of 2001 and Resolution 3840 of 2009, Amazon tour accepts the code of conduct in order to protect minors from sexual exploitation.


 Economic axis

  • We execute our work and activities, based on fair trade and work.

  • In the competition that can be presented, we manage according to fair and fair competition.

  • We propose actions related to sustainability, which entail generating additional income for personnel linked to the Amazon tour and the community.

  • We support indigenous communities and local communities.

 

Programs

Within all our programs and activities to be carried out, environmental education and the incentive for conservation are included as a transversal axis for both visitors and local actors.

Know and identify your environment

Throughout the development of the Amazon tour trip plan activities, visitors are expected to learn where they are from. More than visiting places, learn about the fauna and flora found in the route as well as the ecosystem in which the activity takes place. The Tropical Humid Jungle, as a strategic ecosystem in the protection of water and air worldwide.

Campaigns and workshops

Amazon tour seeks to participate in the promotion and development of campaigns and workshops that deal with issues of recycling, good use of resources and legal trafficking of fauna and flora. It seeks to make alliances with foundations and NGOs that deal with this problem and participate actively in the activities, aimed at both the local population and visitors.

No shoes to read ...

It is a project that we want to implement as Amazon tour in which a percentage of the profits will be destined to create a reading and study center for children in Leticia, where they can count on what is necessary to read, study or elaborate their tasks without need to have a dress code in particular, that all indigenous and mestizo children can benefit from the project, having environmental education as its main theme. It will start with a small library and as the company generates more income the project will be expanded.