Awards and certifications

AWARDS

BOUTIQUE HOTEL AWARDS

BEST SUSTAINABLE HOTEL OF THE AMERICAS

The World Boutique Hotel Awards is the first and only international awards organisation exclusively dedicated to recognising unique excellence among luxury boutique hotels. Nominee hotels are evaluated personally by a member of the judging team, ensuring that all our winners are capable of transporting their guests into a novel world through the history of the location, its culture and its ownstylistic flair.

CONDE NAST JOHANSENS

BEST GREEN HOTEL

Created to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across Condé Nast Johansens recommended properties, this world-renowned Awards for Excellence are a trusted mark of quality recognised by consumers and travel professionals alike.

LATA AWARDS

BEST JUNGLE LODGE

The prestigious awards recognise individuals and/or companies who have made an exceptional contribution to the advancement of Latin America tourism. Voted by the LATA membership, the LATA Achievement Awards seek role model approaches, excellence and initiatives.

TRAVELERS’ CHOICE AWARD

Winners are selected annually based on feedback from millions of TripAdvisor members. Travelers’ Choice awards single out not just popular choices, but truly exceptional ones that keep travelers coming back.

MEMBERSHIPS

LATA

The Latin American Travel Association is a membership association that aims to promote Latin America as a tourist destination and stimulate growth of travel to the region.

USTOA

United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) is a professional, voluntary trade association created with the primary purpose of promoting integrity within the tour operator industry.

ATALA

We are members of the Australian Travel Association for Latin America.

ATTA

Members of the largest adventure travel association worldwide.

PURE LIFE EXPERIENCES

Is a global community of heroes changing worlds by catalysing adventure, personal connections and a conscientious approach to the environment and local communities.

LT&C

Is based on the compelling idea that tourism, the industry that benefits so much from protected natural areas, can play the most critical role in ensuring their sustained and effective management world-wide. By identifying and highlighting specific examples, LT&C facilitates the sharing of knowledge, experience and effective practices that mutually benefit tourism and nature conservation in protected areas.

WINTA

Provides a forum for Indigenous peoples seeking to draw on and share their traditional experiences and universal Indigenous values, to address the need for balance and harmony both between different peoples and between people and environment.

CONDE NAST

Leading reference guide for independent travelers recommendation.

NEOTROPICAL BIRD CLUB

The Neotropical Bird Club is an international organisation for birders and ornithologists interested in the birds of the Neotropics (Middle & South America and the Caribbean). The NBC has been helping to conserve the birds of the Neotropics since 1994.

CERTIFICATIONS

TOUR CERT

It promotes the purchasing of high quality eco-fair and local products, offers fair working conditions and involves both employees and guests. The TourCert CSR system for hotels increases energy and environmental efficiency and thereby reduces costs.

DESTINO DE VIDA

It is the first program of certification of tourist destinations in Ecuador, promotes compliance with standards and quality principles for services related to tourism, and promotes a planned growth of the tourist destination. The certification program seeks to become a travel guarantee for those who wish to discover the wonders of Ecuador in a different way.