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Sustainable Tourism and Travel Technology | 2017 Travel Trends

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) recently published its 5 key travel trends and destinations for 2017, and the insights are great. From microadventures to the Azores and sustainable tourism, the report contains some useful information. Here at Project Cordillera we are especially keen on the trends n°4: Travel Technology, and n°5: Sustainable Tourism. Sustainable […]

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Project Cordillera’s Catalyst Program: Research Officer

Overview:  Supporting our policy and impact, monitoring and evaluation, and the development of sustainability partnerships, the Research Manager’s main tasks will involve refining and delivering research briefs as assigned by the Head of Sustainability. You will contribute to the campaigns discourse as well as liaising with development partners and potential partners – both in Latin […]

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Why sustainable tourism?

Learn more about sustainable travel and how it is going to change the world for the better, in this nice little video for the brilliant UK-based Travel Foundation.

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Sustainable travel for development

Sustainability Report 2015 – Project Cordillera A new report by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), entitled “Sustainable Tourism for Development“, illustrates the power of the travel sector to provide a central pillar for sustainable development in the 21st century. Many developing nations point to tourism as a priority means to greater economic welfare, […]

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The worst thing about international travel

We’re collaborating to create a future of carbon neutral travel Project Cordillera is all about promoting the wonderful Cordilleras of Peru and celebrating the landscapes, cultures and activities that make the Andes unique. It is also about discovering, selecting and working with only the highest quality guides, operators and social development initiatives. However, none of […]

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Project Cordillera’s Approach to Sustainable Tourism

Andean Alliance’s Community Centre in the foothills of the Andes Project Cordillera is a group of adventurous professionals motivated by the idea that tourism can be a mutually beneficial experience for both visitors and locals of a place. This idea is represented by the phrase “sustainable tourism,” a type of development that seeks to maximize […]

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What does empathy have to do with exploration?

Mountain Shadow Phenomenon seen from Volcán Tajumulco, Guatemala  Perspective in the mountains is a unique and remarkable thing. Not only do mountains illustrate the minute size of a single human life, which they do with sometimes overwhelming clarity, they also play host to spectacular displays of light as well as incredible natural wonders such as the Brocken […]

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5 Tips to Consider when Planning your Next Adventure Trip

Discover our top 5 tips to consider when planing your next Adventure trip. As one of the world’s largest industries, you may well being asking yourself “what can I do?” but every tourist has social and moral responsibility to travel in a sustainable way. By using your voice as a consumer, you can change the attitudes […]

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What We Mean by Social Enterprise

Discover what we mean by social enterprise and why we work “not-for-profit” and “beyond profit” sectors. Often we are asked why we work in the “not-for-profit” and social enterprise sectors. Believe it or not, it is not usually because we are do-gooders who want to change the world for the better – although there is of […]

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Must Read: Inspiring Travel Stories

Discover this must read website that inspires with stories of travelers all over the world Travellers come in many shapes and sizes. They travel with purpose, or roam aimlessly, instigate change or passively pass through, become consumed by wanderlust, drop off the grid, get lost, and find their way back home. There are as many […]

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