At Latitud 0 Viajes Creativos S.A., we are committed to promoting sustainability in all our tourism operations. Our goal is to implement and promote sustainable practices to maximize positive impacts and minimize negative ones in tourism development. We also strive to influence our clients and partners to adopt the same sustainable practices. To this end, we will continue to promote sustainable practices across the 9 key areas of our sustainability policy.
1. Environmental Conservation: We consider how our tourism operations can impact the environment and work to minimize negative impacts such as pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, and biodiversity loss. This includes adopting conservation practices, promoting low-impact tourism, and raising awareness about the importance of environmental conservation.
2. Cultural Protection: We respect local cultures and traditions and encourage the participation of local communities in tourism. We consider how our tourism operations can impact cultural sites and heritage and work to minimize negative impacts. This includes promoting responsible cultural tourism and educating about the importance of protecting cultural heritage.
3. Fauna and Flora Protection: We consider how our tourism operations can impact local fauna and flora and work to minimize negative impacts. This includes promoting responsible wildlife tourism and educating about the importance of biodiversity protection.
4. Social Responsibility: We embrace social responsibility practices and work to improve the living conditions of local communities. This includes promoting fair tourism and including local communities in our tourism operations.
5. Safety and Well-being: We ensure the safety and well-being of our tourists and workers. This includes implementing safety measures, promoting safe tourism, and adopting fair and secure labor practices.
6. Energy Efficiency: We adopt energy efficiency practices to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. This includes implementing renewable energy systems, promoting green tourism, and educating about the importance of energy efficiency.
7. Water Conservation: We adopt water conservation practices to reduce water consumption and minimize water pollution. This may include implementing water management systems, promoting responsible tourism regarding water usage, and educating about the importance of water conservation.
8. Waste Management: We adopt waste management practices to minimize the amount of waste generated and maximize waste reuse and recycling. This includes implementing waste management systems, promoting responsible tourism regarding waste, and educating about the importance of waste management.
9. Responsible Purchasing: We adopt responsible purchasing practices to support local businesses and reduce the environmental footprint of our supply chain. This includes prioritizing local suppliers, considering eco-friendly products, and promoting fair trade.
By adhering to this sustainability policy, we aim to contribute to the long-term well-being of the destinations we operate in and create positive experiences for our clients while minimizing our environmental impact.
Latitud 0 Viajes Creativos S.A. is a private Income agency specialized in tourism in Ecuador. Our vocation is to provide our customers with personalized and deep knowledge of the country, its culture and its people; our mission is to contribute to the construction of a sustainable tourism industry with the sale of travel packages focused on respect for nature, biodiversity conservation and care for the environmental integrity of our territory.
All our activities seek to minimize the negative effects of tourism exploitation on both the natural and social environment; therefore, we support the sustainability policy initiatives of all our suppliers.