Month: December 2013

Huaorani Ecolodge at the Telegraph


Telegraph – UK by Chris Moss Once again the Huaorani Ecolodge featured on the news: “Ecuador The headwaters of the Amazon in Ecuador are widely recognised as the site of some of the greatest biodiversity on Earth. The government is still contemplating exploiting the oil reserves in the Yasuní region but, for now at least, … Continued

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Tropic at ETC 2013 Responsible Tourism Showcase


We are celebrating the end of the year….one of our awards: Tropic’s been awarded by the Educational Travel Community (ETC). the ETC’s commitment to advancing responsible tourism, hosts an annual Responsible Tourism Showcase to recognize the efforts of ETC members and their partners working diligently in the field to develop and implement responsible tourism initiatives. … Continued

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Huaorani Ecolodge at National Geographic Traveller


Another great piece about our ecotourism programas in Ecuador. Thanks to A&K and Chris Moss for your support on this one. Ecuador: Tribal Tales Home to the Huaorani Indians, Ecuador’s Amazonian rainforest is one of the world’s most biologically rich strips of land, where travellers can learn to hunt with a blowpipe, shin up trees … Continued

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Guidelines for Taking Photos of Locals


…take a photo of that lovely smiling cholita? Is she looking at your camera lens? Should you pay for taking her picture? How much? Don’t actually want to pay? Don’t even want them looking at the camera for your picture anyway? The University of Surrey has recently done a study on the impact of tourist … Continued

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Birds at Huaorani Ecolodge


WAO! or WAORANI AMAZING – Life Net bird survey and banding team pulled it off. Twelve days of intensive fieldwork towards developing a bird list for ecotourism along the Shiripuno River at the Huaorani Ecolodge What did we find? We logged 220 species using birding and mist-netting – laughed daily with the Great Potoo, enjoyed … Continued

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Turism Som Skapar Hallabarhet!


Our latest presence in the news at the Sweedish press. Our GM was interviewed by Travel Report after our participation at the Long Run Destinations Workshop with the Zeitz Foundation. “Tourism that creates sustainability” “Tourism can be a powerful tool to develop societies financially while also sustaining traditions. In Ecuador you often see conservation efforts … Continued

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