This presentation was presented at the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference 2011 (ESTC 2011), held in Hilton Head...
INDIGENOUS ECOTOURISM<br />The Case of Kapawi Ecolodge<br />Andrés Ordóñez L.<br />ESTC Conference - USA<br />Sseptember  ...
Ecuador<br />Capital:		Quito<br />Population:	14,700.000<br />Regions:	Andes<br />Coast<br />		Amazon<br />		Galápagos<br ...
Ecuador Economy (basedonpetroleum)<br />Budget  2011: 180 millonbarrels of oil @ $76.4 each<br />Achuar territory<br />Sou...
IndigenousPeoples of Ecuador<br />
Claimtheirrights<br />Defendtheirrigths<br />Policydecisions<br />
Amazon Biodiversity<br />
Kapawi & Biodiversity<br />
Achuar History<br />
Achuar Territory<br />
The Achuar Vision<br />MAIN GOALS:<br /><ul><li> Preserve ancestral lands
Promote & preserve cultural heritage
Developadequateeducation & healthservice
Sustainableeconomicself-sufficiency</li></li></ul><li>Achuar Identity & Customs<br /><ul><li> ARUTAM
 Achuar Language
Hunting
Fishing
Agriculture
Plant Medicines
 WAYUSA
 NATEM
Nijiamanch
Polygamy
Face Painting
CommunityService
Values: honesty, unity, sincerity, 	  determination</li></li></ul><li>The Cenepawar<br />1995 CenepaWar<br />Achuar realiz...
1993-95: Project Start<br />Kapawi Ecolodge & Reserve<br />
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Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC) (http://www.ecotourismconference.org/) presentation by Andrés Ordón͂ez, General Manager, Kapawi Ecolodge & Reserve (Ecuador) - "The Case of Kapawi Ecolodge & Reserve", presented in September 2011. Organized by The International Ecotourism Society (http://www.ecotourism.org), the ESTC is a unique annual conference providing practical solutions to advance sustainability goals for the tourism industry.

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ESTC 2011 Presentation by Andrés Ordón͂ez, Kapawi Ecolodge, Community-Based Ecotourism

  1. 1. This presentation was presented at the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference 2011 (ESTC 2011), held in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA, from September 19th-21st. Organized by The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), the ESTC is a unique annual conference providing practical solutions to advance sustainability goals for the tourism industry.<br />Learn more about the ESTC: http://www.ecotourismconference.org<br />ESTC on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ESTC_Tourism<br />ESTC on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ESTC.Tourism<br />The International Ecotourism Society | web www.ecotourism.orgemail info@ecotourism.org | tel +1 202 506 5033<br />
  2. 2. INDIGENOUS ECOTOURISM<br />The Case of Kapawi Ecolodge<br />Andrés Ordóñez L.<br />ESTC Conference - USA<br />Sseptember 2011<br />
  3. 3. Ecuador<br />Capital: Quito<br />Population: 14,700.000<br />Regions: Andes<br />Coast<br /> Amazon<br /> Galápagos<br />Ethnicgroups: Mestizo<br />Indigenous<br /> White<br /> Black<br />
  4. 4. Ecuador Economy (basedonpetroleum)<br />Budget 2011: 180 millonbarrels of oil @ $76.4 each<br />Achuar territory<br />Source: Finer et. al. PLoS ONE, 2008<br />doi:10.1371/journal.poun.0002932:j002<br />
  5. 5. IndigenousPeoples of Ecuador<br />
  6. 6. Claimtheirrights<br />Defendtheirrigths<br />Policydecisions<br />
  7. 7. Amazon Biodiversity<br />
  8. 8. Kapawi & Biodiversity<br />
  9. 9. Achuar History<br />
  10. 10. Achuar Territory<br />
  11. 11. The Achuar Vision<br />MAIN GOALS:<br /><ul><li> Preserve ancestral lands
  12. 12. Promote & preserve cultural heritage
  13. 13. Developadequateeducation & healthservice
  14. 14. Sustainableeconomicself-sufficiency</li></li></ul><li>Achuar Identity & Customs<br /><ul><li> ARUTAM
  15. 15. Achuar Language
  16. 16. Hunting
  17. 17. Fishing
  18. 18. Agriculture
  19. 19. Plant Medicines
  20. 20. WAYUSA
  21. 21. NATEM
  22. 22. Nijiamanch
  23. 23. Polygamy
  24. 24. Face Painting
  25. 25. CommunityService
  26. 26. Values: honesty, unity, sincerity, determination</li></li></ul><li>The Cenepawar<br />1995 CenepaWar<br />Achuar realizedtheirpowertoprotecttheterritory<br />
  27. 27. 1993-95: Project Start<br />Kapawi Ecolodge & Reserve<br />
  28. 28. Kapawi Ecolodge: Transition<br /><ul><li>TransitionCanodrosto Achuar 2008
  29. 29. July 2009 CommunityProtest</li></li></ul><li>Strategic Response<br /><ul><li>Stakeholder/IndustryCommunication
  30. 30. Renovations & SiteImprovement
  31. 31. StewardingHumanResourses
  32. 32. FocusonSustainability
  33. 33. CostReduction</li></ul> …ambitious?<br />
  34. 34. Kapawi Ecolodge: CurrentExperience<br />…& Operations<br />
  35. 35. Kapawi Ecolodge: CurrentExperience<br />Sociocultural<br />
  36. 36. RESULTS<br />Sociocultural<br />
  37. 37. Biodiversity<br />EthicalTourism<br />Indigenouscultures<br />Current MarketingStrategy<br />
  38. 38. RESULTS: Global recognition & financialsuccess<br />EquatorialPrize 2010<br />FirstProfitsAchieved<br />
  39. 39. RESULTS: CertifiedCompetititveAdvantage<br />
  40. 40. OTHER IMPACTS<br /><ul><li> Money!!!!!
  41. 41. Market penetrationintotraditionalsubsitanceeconomiesi.e.villagelife
  42. 42. Consumerism = Garbage!
  43. 43. Other cultural impacts?</li></li></ul><li>COMPANY RESPONSE<br /><ul><li>Education & Training
  44. 44. Communitydevelopment & new economicinitiatives
  45. 45. Workingwith NAE</li></li></ul><li>CASE STUDY REFLECTIONS<br /><ul><li>DefendTerritory
  46. 46. Preserve & Promote</li></ul>Culture<br /><ul><li>EcologicallySustainable</li></ul>EconomicAlternatives<br /><ul><li>AdvancePolitical Position
  47. 47. IndustryBestPractices
  48. 48. Research & EducationalOpportunities!</li></li></ul><li>The Bigger Picture…<br />Yourthoughts<br />Maketai…<br />Gracias…<br />Thankyou…<br />
  49. 49. Andrés Ordóñez L.<br />Quito - Ecuador<br />manager@kapawi.com<br />

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