Sostenibilidad

Sostenibilidad

RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

Tips based on the World Tourism Code of Ethics of the World Tourism Organization

● You must maintain order and cleanliness in the beaches and natural areas you visit. Do not litter or leftover food. Take special care in protected natural areas. Try to minimize the generation of waste, reject products with unnecessary packaging and choose to use recyclable packaging.
● Take care of the rooms and the different facilities at your service. Treat the locals and employees of the hotels with respect. Remember to drink in moderation so as not to affect other people with possible alcohol-induced behaviors.
● Respect human rights. Any form of exploitation violates the fundamental objectives of tourism. Child sexual exploitation is a punishable offense, both in the place where it takes place and in the country of residence of the tourist.
● Protect the flora and fauna, and do not buy products made from plants or animals in danger.
● Respect cultural resources. Tourism activities should be practiced with respect for the artistic and cultural heritage.
● Your travel can contribute to economic and social development. Buy handicrafts and local produce to support the local economy, and abide by the principles of fair trade. Handicrafts are the most important reflection of the local culture and identity and its benefits go directly to the populations of the localities visited. In addition, they are produced with very low impact for the environment and contribute to increase the valuation of the local culture.
● Be careful to close the faucets properly, turn off the air conditioning and lights when leaving the hotel. Thus, it helps not to waste water and energy, valuable resources for the whole planet.

Responsible Tourism

Tips based on the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism of the World Tourism Organization
● You must maintain order and cleanliness on the beaches and natural areas you visit. Do not throw trash or food scraps. Take special care in protected natural areas. Try to minimize the generation of garbage, refuse products with unnecessary packaging and chooses to use recyclable packaging.
● Take care of the rooms and the different facilities at your disposal. Try to respect the locals and hotel employees. Remember drink in moderation to avoid affecting other people with possible behaviors under the influence of alcohol.
● Respect human rights. Any form of exploitation violates the fundamental objectives of tourism. Child sexual exploitation is a crime punishable in the place where it is carried out as in the country of residence of the tourist.
● Protect the flora and wildlife, and do not buy products made from endangered plants or animals products.
● Respect cultural resources. Tourism activities should be conducted with respect for the artistic and cultural heritage.
● Your trip can contribute to economic and social development. Buy local crafts and products to support the local economy, and stick to the principles of fair trade. Crafts are the most important reflection of local culture and identity and its profits go directly to the populations of the localities visited. In addition, they are produced with very low impact on the environment and contribute to increase the appreciation of local culture.

Our Programs

SUSTAINABILITY POLICY

In Travel And Business Solutions SAS TRAVELGUIAS.COM we are committed to developing our activities under sustainability guidelines with the aim of promoting and promoting the following good practices for internal processes:

● Make optimum use of environmental resources that are a key element of tourism development, maintaining essential ecological processes and helping to conserve natural resources and biological diversity.
● Reduce energy and water consumption, avoid water pollution, minimize waste and encourage recycling of resources that allow it.
● Forward the functions of our agency to avoid any type of physical or moral risk of its stakeholders.
● Contribute to the preservation of the singularity of the destinations offered in order to conserve the tourist heritage. Also give more information on the cultural and social heritage of the different destinations that are operating.
● Ensure viable long-term economic activities that provide well-distributed socio-cultural benefits to all stakeholders, including stable employment opportunities and income and social services for host communities, and contribute to the reduction of poverty.
● Carry out advocacy campaigns on the rejection of child sexual exploitation in the world. Likewise, to participate in activities that generate benefits to vulnerable segments of the community.
● Propensate for the recruitment of innate personnel of the destinations that are commercialized giving more employment to the people of the region.

Sustainability Policy

In Travel And Business Solutions SAS TRAVELGUIAS.COM we are committed to developing our activities under sustainability guidelines in order to promote and develop the following best practices for internal processes:

● To make optimal use of environmental resources that constitute a key element in tourism development, maintaining essential ecological processes and helping to conserve natural resources and biodiversity.
● To reduce the consumption of energy and water, prevent water pollution, minimize waste and encourage recycling of resources allow.
● To route functions of our agency to avoid any kind of physical or moral risk of its stakeholders.
● To contribute to the preservation of the uniqueness of the destinations offered in order to preserve the heritage tourism. Also give more information on the cultural and social heritage of the various destinations that are taking place.
● To ensure viable economic activities in the long term to report to all stakeholders that are fairly distributed socio-cultural benefits, including opportunities for obtaining stable income and social services to host communities have employment, and contribute to reducing the poverty.
● To promote campaigns on the rejection of child sexual exploitation in the world. Also, engaging in activities that generate benefits for vulnerable segments in the community.
● To hire innate staff in destinations that are marketed giving more jobs to people in its regions.

Sustainability requirements

Code of conduct - Against child exploitation

In order to counteract the exploitation, pornography and sex tourism with children and adolescents, Travel Travel SAS Business TRAVELGUIAS.COMin compliance with Law 679 of 2001, law 1336 of 2009 and resolution 3840 of 2009 , We are committed to the following legal obligations:

    ● Refrain from offering, in tourist promotion programs and tourist plans, expressly or surreptitiously, plans for the sexual exploitation of minors.
    ● Adopt measures aimed at preventing dependents or intermediaries from offering travel services that include sexual contacts with minors.
    ● To protect national or foreign minors from all forms of exploitation and sexual violence caused by domestic or foreign tourists.
    ● Incorporate information on the legal consequences of exploitation, pornography and sex tourism with children and adolescents in our tourist advertising.
    ● Refrain from providing information to tourists, directly or through their employees about places where sexual services are provided or where minors are provided.
    ● Refrain from driving tourists to establishments or places where prostitution of minors is practiced.
    ● Refrain from driving minors, directly or through employees, to places where tourists are staying, even if they are places located on the high seas, for the purpose of prostitution of minors.
    ● Refrain from renting or using vehicles on tourist routes for prostitution or bars, similar businesses and other tourist establishments for the purpose of prostitution or sexual abuse of minors.
    ● Prevent the entry of minors to hotels or places of accommodation and lodging, bars, similar businesses and other tourist establishments for the purpose of prostitution or sexual abuse of minors.
    ● Reject child labor exploitation.
    ● Reject racial or gender discrimination.
    ● Communicate in a timely manner to the local police and / or competent authorities cases of sexual intercourse with minors that are detected with the providers.
    ● We ask clients, suppliers, partners and other agencies to reject participation in the sexual exploitation of minors and to report on all cases of sexual exploitation of children of which they are aware.
    ● Report the facts related to the sexual exploitation of minors to the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, the Office of the Attorney General of the Nation, the ICBF, and other competent bodies.
We also undertake to implement monitoring mechanisms, preventive and corrective measures aimed at preventing exploitation, pornography and sex tourism with children and adolescents (request permission to leave minors who do not travel with their parents, among others), Also against the non-observance of this Code, for this we have appointed Mr. Mauricio Rios, General Manager to verify their proper compliance. Whoever engages in exploitation, pornography and sex tourism with children and adolescents shall be punished with imprisonment and penalties of a pecuniary and administrative nature by the competent authorities.

Code of Conduct · Against child exploitation

We are also committed to implement mechanisms for monitoring, preventive and corrective measures to prevent exploitation, pornography and sexual tourism involving children and adolescents (Application exit permit minors traveling without their parents, among others) also against the breach of this Code, for this we have appointed Mr. Mauricio Rios General Manager to verify proper compliance. Whoever commits exploitation, pornography and sexual tourism involving children and adolescents, it shall be punished with deprivation of liberty and pecuniary penalties and administrative measures by the competent authorities.
    ● Refrain from offering programs in tourism promotion and tourism plans, express or surreptitiously plans sexual exploitation of children.
    ● Adopt measures to prevent workers Travel And Business Solutions SAS TRAVELGUIAS.COM dependent or intermediaries, offering tourist services that include sexual contact with minors.
    ● Protecting foreign minors from all forms of sexual exploitation and domestic violence caused by foreign tourists or age or national.
    ● To incorporate in our tourism advertising, information on the legal consequences of the exploitation, pornography and sexual tourism involving children and adolescents.
    ● Refrain from providing information to tourists, directly or through their employees about places where you coordinate or where sexual services with minors.
    ● Refrain from driving tourists to establishments or places where prostitution of minors is practiced.
    ● Refrain from driving to minors, directly or through employees, to places where tourists are staying, even if it is located offshore locations, for purposes of prostitution.
    ● Refrain from lease or use vehicles in tourist routes for prostitution or bars, similar businesses and other tourism establishments for prostitution or sexual abuse of minors.
    ● Prevent the entry of minors to hotels or places of accommodation and lodging, bars, similar businesses and other tourism establishments for prostitution or sexual abuse of minors.
    ● Refuse child labor.
    ● Rejecting discrimination based on race or gender.
    ● Timely reporting to the local police and / or competent authorities, cases of child sex trade are detected with suppliers.
    ● We ask the customers, suppliers, partners and other agencies to reject participation in the sexual exploitation of children and to report all cases of sexual exploitation of children which they are aware.
    ● Report to the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, the Attorney General's Office, the ICBF, and other relevant agencies, the facts relating to the sexual exploitation of minors.

Against exploitation, pornography and sexual tourism involving children and adolescents, Travel And Business Solutions SAS TRAVELGUIAS.COM in compliance with Law 679 of 2001, Law 1336 of 2009 and Resolution 3840 of 2009 We are committed to the following legal obligations:

PROTECTION OF HERITAGE

"The Heritage term is usually defined as our legacy of the past, our baggage in the present and the inheritance that we will leave to future generations so that they can learn, marvel and enjoy it." UNESCO, 1998.

Cultural Heritage"The Cultural Heritage of the Nation is constituted by all material goods, immaterial manifestations, products and representations of culture that are an expression of Colombian nationality, such as the Castilian language, languages ​​and dialects of the communities Indigenous, black and creoles, tradition, ancestral knowledge, cultural landscape, customs and habits, as well as material goods of a movable and immovable nature to which they are attributed, among others, a special historical, artistic, scientific interest , Aesthetic or symbolic in areas such as plastic, architectural, urban, archaeological, linguistic, sound, musical, audiovisual, film, testimonial, documentary, literary, bibliographical, museological or anthropological ", according to Law 1185 of 2008, Is modified and adds the Law 397 of 1997 - General Law of Culture - and other provisions are dictated ".

The Cultural Patrimony is conformed by:
I. Material or tangible assets:
It is as its name indicates, the materialization of culture, what we can touch. In turn this heritage is subdivided into several groups:
Heritage Property: is what can not be moved and includes cities, squares, parks and buildings, among others.
Furniture Heritage: that is conformed by the bibliographical collections, documentaries, the monuments in public space, the sculptures, the works of art, the utensils of domestic use, etc.

II. Intangible or Intangible Assets
These are manifestations, expressions, knowledge and practices that give a community and a human group a sense of identity, belonging and historical continuity. These manifestations are transmitted from generation to generation.
In the list of representative of Intangible Cultural Heritage at national level is composed so far by five cultural events (with 5 manifestations since the issuance of Law 1185 of 2008):
Black and white carnival
Traditional Knowledge of the Nukak-Maku
National Paipa Bands Competition
Institution of the Word Wayuu
Carnival of Rio Sucio
To the Representative list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity belong two manifestations:
Carnival of Barranquilla
Cultural Space of San Basilio de Palenque

Natural heritageIt is the set of all the natural protected areas of the country. UNESCO said in 1972 about this type of heritage: "Natural monuments consisting of physical and biological formations that have aesthetic or scientific value; The geological and physiographic formations that constitute the habitat of endangered animal and plant species of value from a scientific or conservation point of view; And natural sites that have value for science, conservation and natural beauty.

Heritage Protection

“The term of Heritage is often defined as our legacy from the past, our luggage in the present and the legacy we will leave to future generations so they can learn, marvel and enjoy it.” UNESCO, 1998.

Cultural Heritage“The Cultural Heritage of the Nation consists of all material goods, intangible manifestations, products and representations of culture which are an expression of Colombia, such as the Spanish language nationality, languages ​​and dialects of the indigenous communities, black and creoles, tradition, ancestral knowledge, cultural landscape, customs and habits, as well as furniture material goods and property nature to which is attributed, among others, special historical, artistic, scientific, aesthetic or symbolic in areas like plastic, architectural, urban, archaeological, linguistic, sound, musical, audiovisual, film, testimonial, documentary, literary, literature, museum or anthropological “according to Law 1185 of 2008″ Whereby is modified and supplementing the Law 397 of 1997 -Law General of Culture and other provisions. ”

Cultural Heritage is comprised of:
I. Material or tangible heritage::
It is as the name implies, the materialization of culture, what we can touch. In turn this heritage is subdivided into several groups:
Heritage property: is what can not move and includes the cities, parks and buildings, among others.
Heritage furniture: it is made up of library collections, documentaries, monuments in public space, sculptures, works of art, household utensils, etc.

II. Intangible heritage
They are those statements, expressions, knowledge and practices that give a community and a group of people a sense of identity, belonging and historical continuity. These expressions are passed from generation to generation.
In the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage representative at the national level it is made so far by five cultural events (5 events since the enactment of Law 1185 of 2008):
Carnival of Blacks and Whites
Traditional knowledge of the Nukak-Maku
National Band Competition Paipa
Wayuu institution babbler
Carnival in Rio Sucio
The representative list of intangible cultural heritage belong two manifestations:
Carnaval de Barranquilla
Cultural Space of Palenque de San Basilio

Natural HeritageIt is the set of all natural protected areas in the country. UNESCO said in 1972 this heritage: “The consistent natural monuments in physical and biological formations, which are aesthetic or scientific value; geological and physiographical formations that provide habitat for endangered animals and plant species that have value from the point of view of science or conservation; and natural places that have value for science, conservation and natural beauty.

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