Birding travel, or avitourism, contributes to bird conservation in several ways. Luckily, quite a few bird enthusiasts are willing to travel far and wide for the chance to see these beautiful creatures in their natural habitats.
Have you ever heard the term “green hotel”? How about “sustainable resort” or “eco-friendly tours”? We hope to shed some light on what these terms really mean.
The Rainforest Alliance is working with 12 tourism businesses in the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve to improve their facilities, making them more sustainable and prepared to receive visitors from all over the world.
In 2008, the Rainforest Alliance began working with Sandoval Lake Lodge to introduce socially, environmentally and economically sound tourism practices. Today, the lodge is a Rainforest Alliance Verified™ hotel and a model of responsible tourism.