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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 ...

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

  • 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.
    Learn more about the ESTC: http://www.ecotourismconference.org
    ESTC on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ESTC_Tourism
    ESTC on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ESTC.Tourism
    The International Ecotourism Society | web www.ecotourism.orgemail info@ecotourism.org | tel +1 202 506 5033
  • INDIGENOUS ECOTOURISM
    The Case of Kapawi Ecolodge
    Andrés Ordóñez L.
    ESTC Conference - USA
    Sseptember 2011
  • Ecuador
    Capital: Quito
    Population: 14,700.000
    Regions: Andes
    Coast
    Amazon
    Galápagos
    Ethnicgroups: Mestizo
    Indigenous
    White
    Black
  • Ecuador Economy (basedonpetroleum)
    Budget 2011: 180 millonbarrels of oil @ $76.4 each
    Achuar territory
    Source: Finer et. al. PLoS ONE, 2008
    doi:10.1371/journal.poun.0002932:j002
  • IndigenousPeoples of Ecuador
  • Claimtheirrights
    Defendtheirrigths
    Policydecisions
  • Amazon Biodiversity
  • Kapawi & Biodiversity
  • Achuar History
  • Achuar Territory
  • The Achuar Vision
    MAIN GOALS:
    • Preserve ancestral lands
    • Promote & preserve cultural heritage
    • Developadequateeducation & healthservice
    • Sustainableeconomicself-sufficiency
  • Achuar Identity & Customs
    • ARUTAM
    • Achuar Language
    • Hunting
    • Fishing
    • Agriculture
    • Plant Medicines
    • WAYUSA
    • NATEM
    • Nijiamanch
    • Polygamy
    • Face Painting
    • CommunityService
    • Values: honesty, unity, sincerity, determination
  • The Cenepawar
    1995 CenepaWar
    Achuar realizedtheirpowertoprotecttheterritory
  • 1993-95: Project Start
    Kapawi Ecolodge & Reserve
  • Kapawi Ecolodge: Transition
    • TransitionCanodrosto Achuar 2008
    • July 2009 CommunityProtest
  • Strategic Response
    • Stakeholder/IndustryCommunication
    • Renovations & SiteImprovement
    • StewardingHumanResourses
    • FocusonSustainability
    • CostReduction
    …ambitious?
  • Kapawi Ecolodge: CurrentExperience
    …& Operations
  • Kapawi Ecolodge: CurrentExperience
    Sociocultural
  • RESULTS
    Sociocultural
  • Biodiversity
    EthicalTourism
    Indigenouscultures
    Current MarketingStrategy
  • RESULTS: Global recognition & financialsuccess
    EquatorialPrize 2010
    FirstProfitsAchieved
  • RESULTS: CertifiedCompetititveAdvantage
  • OTHER IMPACTS
    • Money!!!!!
    • Market penetrationintotraditionalsubsitanceeconomiesi.e.villagelife
    • Consumerism = Garbage!
    • Other cultural impacts?
  • COMPANY RESPONSE
    • Education & Training
    • Communitydevelopment & new economicinitiatives
    • Workingwith NAE
  • CASE STUDY REFLECTIONS
    • DefendTerritory
    • Preserve & Promote
    Culture
    • EcologicallySustainable
    EconomicAlternatives
    • AdvancePolitical Position
    • IndustryBestPractices
    • Research & EducationalOpportunities!
  • The Bigger Picture…
    Yourthoughts
    Maketai…
    Gracias…
    Thankyou…
  • Andrés Ordóñez L.
    Quito - Ecuador
    manager@kapawi.com