Equipo Acotur

WHO WE ARE

#BuildingCommunities

We work for a higher common well-being. We believe in Colombia as a responsible tourism destination.

Respect for the land

We are aware of the value and the needs of the community and the environment. We ensure to place them at center stage with every project.

Transparency

Clear and accessible information. We are constantly working for improvements.

Passion for culture

We are moved by discovering new places, embracing cultural heritage, and highlighting local culture.

Trustworthiness

Our operations are reliable and legal. We only work with companies who comply with standard regulations and are formally constituted.

ACOTUR (The Colombian Responsible Tourism Association) encompasses tourism businesses that firmly believe in the ability that tourism has to promote the environment🌱 and cultural heritage🤝 within the country. We work with passion, transparency, commitment, and a sense of community.

🙌🏻 Our doors are open to anyone who wishes to join. The first step to #BuildingCommunities starts with filling out this form.

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Our destination is Colombia. We are constantly #BuildingCommunities.

- Acotur -

WHO WE ARE

ACOTUR, The Colombian Responsible Tourism Association is working for the development and the promotion of responsible tourism in Colombia. We are committed to the conservation of natural and cultural heritage. We work to strengthen the country’s social backbone for generations to come through honesty, respect, cooperation, and trustworthiness.

By 2025 ACOTUR will be the leader in Sustainable Tourism strategies. This will be reflected on the community by increasing their income through the following objectives:


  • Be regarded as #1 for best Tourism practices on a national level.
  • Reduce the negative environmental and social impact of the tourism industry.
  • Create and support market alliances to encourage good and sustainable practices within the tourism sector.

Our Allies:

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
We participate actively with the vice minister of tourism, planning and accompanying programs and training spaces.
We participate actively with the organization by creating and developing projects to strengthen the bonds between businesses and entrepreneurs.

We participate actively with the organization by creating and developing projects to strengthen the bonds between businesses and entrepreneurs.

Fontur

We raise awareness of the importance of making the contribution, we extend the needs of strengthening, promotion and infrastructure for the development of projects.

We manage resources for the participation of our associates in international fairs.

Colombian Natural National Parks

We guide their activities and promote the joint work between communities and operators.

IDT

We spread their messages and programs while assisting them on the creation of their projects.

We support and strengthen the tourism businesses within the State.

We support the City Town Hall’s programs to position the city as a tourist destination.

We take part in sharing through the Eplatform our associate’s transformative experiences.

Easyfly

We guide flight plans to new destinations and we look for better ways to improve our associate’s Customer Services.

Viva Air

We look for better ways to improve our associate’s Customer Services.

ATTA (Adventure Travel Trade Association)

ATTA Adventure Travel Trade Association We are ATTA’s Official ambassadors in Colombia. We promote and guide their programs and events.

We create projects together promoting responsible practices within touristic activities. We strengthen communities and businesses by positioning new touristic destinations.

We support their efforts in positioning new touristic destinations.

We create projects together promoting responsible practices within touristic activities.We strengthen communities and businesses by positioning new touristic destinations.

We are their BCO in Colombia, which benefits us from the program. With their guidance we improve our processes and our management skills to promote responsible tourism and strengthen our relations with the Swiss market.

We create projects to strengthen business within new touristic destinations. We support the content creation for the tourism sector.

We create projects supporting and strengthening entrepreneurs and businesses within new touristic destinations. We support the content creation for the tourism sector.

Associates have discounts on Thundra products.

We have a partnership for our associates, which allows them to get certified by TOURCERT. We promote this certification and include discounts for our associates.