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Responsible behaviors

Based on the World Ethic Code for Tourism, according to the Tourism World Organization and the general aspects of the technical law NTS-TS03, we kindly request you to have the following responsible behaviors:

  • We invite you to see the following video that suggests you behave responsibly https://youtu.be/zDBPhX93cIs
  • Do not give money away nor support kids job
  • Do not waste water or energy. Please help by turning off the lights if you are not in your hotel room or close the water spouse when not being used. Also, help hotels by not requesting sheets or towels changes everyday
  • Do not throw trash away and buy eco-friendly products
  • Do not discriminate anyone. Remember that we are all equals, no matter the race, customs, or social status. This is the reason why we all deserve a respectable treat.
  • Do not buy or sell pieces of our Cultural Heritage. In Colombia, it is illegal to traffic with cultural national and international goods. Law 103 of 1991 and its decree 904 of 1941, law 397 of 1997 and its decree 833 of 2002, law 1185 of 2008.
  • Learn from different cultures and traditions from yours; your experience will get transformed and you will gain the respect from the locals, and they will easily take you as one of them. Be tolerant and respectful towards diversity; look to traditions and all the social and cultural practices of each destination.
  • Respect human rights and the differences
  • SAY NO TO KIDS AND TEENAGERS’ SEXUAL EXPLOITATION DURING TOURISTIC ACTIVITIES. Law 679 of 2001, law 1329 of 2009, law 1336 of 2009 and resolution 3840 of 2009.
  • Help conserving the environment. Protect the Fauna and Flora, and do not buy products made from animals and plants in danger.
  • Do not buy animals. In Colombia, this is illegal, and it has some legal effects.
  • Respect all cultural resources. All touristic activities must be practiced with respect towards artistic, cultural, historical, and archeological heritage.
  • When buying handicrafts, you are supporting locals and the local economy. Always try to apply the policies for fair commerce and value their work. Always consider that with your purchases, you might be helping the economical development of a family, and therefore, the development of the region.
  • Before starting your trip, inform yourself about the sanitary situation of the destinations, and about the access to all kind of government and emergency services, and make sure your health and personal security are completely on point.
  • Gather as much information as you can about the destination you are planning on visiting and get some time to understand its costumes, laws, and traditions. Avoid all kind of behaviors that could offend the locals.
  • Do not traffic with drugs, guns, antiques, protected species, nor products of dangerous or banned substances according to the national regulations. Get to know the current laws in Colombia.


REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD NOT TRAFFIC WITH FAUNA OR FLORA

  • Fauna and flora are non-removable resources, and if we ended up with them, we would be ending with a part of us, of our world.
  • It is a crime, that is stablished on the Colombian environmental laws.
  • Every jailed animal equal 10 other individuals that have already dead during the jailing, transportation and selling process.
  • Cutting trees so rapidly has a lot of bad consequences. Without any stop, there won’t be any native forests.
  • All animals require some special care, which can only be met in nature.
  • Every time someone buys fauna and flora, they are paying for destructing the planet and the extinction of species.
  • Every individual in nature contributes to maintaining the balance of environments, and at the same time, the planet.
  • Animals can transmit some diseases that can be easily transmitted to people (Zoonosis)
  • We reject the illegal traffic of regional and national cultural goods. Law 103 of 1991 and its decreet 904 of 1941, law 397 of 1997 and its decreet 833 of 2002, law 1185 of 2008.