Sustainability Policies

In its commitment to sustainability Kaishi Travel, will promote the protection of ecosystems, its fauna and flora in the Wayuu community, by all related personnel and tourists with the purpose of conserving them for future generations by controlling the waste generated in the development of their activities, discouraging the consumption of native fauna and flora that is in danger of extinction in the typical dishes offered to tourists and spreading environmentally responsible behaviors.

 

Kaishi Travel, is an organization that aims to promote and work in eco and ethno tourism in the regions of Guajira and Alta Guajira, motivating the entrepreneurial spirit of the different Wayuu rancherias visited. It promotes the sale of handicrafts and the provision of services to tourists and as a result collaborates in improving the quality of life of the Wayuu community.

 

Kaishi Travel, performs fair trade practices that allow the Wayuu to strengthen the infrastructure of providing services in their rancherias for tourists.


 

Codes of Conduct and Responsibility

 

KAISHI TRAVEL, Tour Operator, is subject to the liability regime established by law 300/96 and DR 1075/97: “The sexual exploitation and abuse of minors is punishable by deprivation of liberty, in accordance with provided in law 679 of 2.001”.

 

“KAISHI TRAVEL, is committed to non-discrimination and exclusion of vulnerable populations.”

 

“KAISHI TRAVEL, is committed to the protection and conservation of Cultural and Heritage Assets, in addition to encouraging fair, equitable and legal trade in handicrafts and items made by the Wayuu population”.

 

“Also KAISHI TRAVELavoid using paper whenever possible, saving documents in digital formats. Based on the individual and collective responsibility to protect and defend the environment. 1974 and Law 99 of 1993 in relation to the Integral Management of Solid Waste”.

 

Help us stop the traffic of species of fauna and flora, do not buy any species offered during your tour. Remember that the traffic of species in addition to being a crime deteriorates the ecosystem you visit today. Report this illegal activity, or any injured animal on the road. Law 17 of 1981 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

 

Agency certified in Sector Technical Standard NTS TS 003 Sustainability Requirement for Travel agencies.

Associate ANATO – ACOTUR


 

Help us preserve the ancestral territory of the Wayuu

 

Identify the plastic lid collection urn and deposit the pet container lids of the drinks you consume in it.

 

Avoid extracting species for ornamental purposes. Remember the introduction of species to other ecosystems creates imbalances and competition with native species.

 

During the visit to the attractions, pick up the garbage that it generates, the Baquiano driver has bags for collection.

 

Do not leave the discarded batteries them at the destination, return them to your city of origin so that they are disposed of at the “Battery collection points”.

 

Do not touch or feed the animals, avoid touching the coral, do not capture, scare or chase animals.

 

Do not remove anything from the water or the places you visit except the garbage you find.

 

Within the gastronomic offer you can find dishes that for their preparation require species in danger of extinction. Please refrain from buying them, in this way we discourage your fishing or hunting. For example: turtles: gogo, green, hawksbill, morrocoy, Canal and Golfita, within the fish the Mero guasa. Agreement 004 of Corpoguajira.

 

Participate in water and energy saving initiatives that the accommodations suggest. Remember that you are in a desert, take only one bath a day and preferably in the afternoon.

 

– Choose personal hygiene products that are biodegradable.

 

– If you have the opportunity to participate in fairs, parties or cultural events at the destination, participating is the best opportunity to soak up the local culture.

 

– Support the local economy through the purchase of handmade products done by the communities.

 

– During the tour you are likely to find improvised tolls made by children avoid throwing money, food and / or candy. Let’s not convert the Wayuu´s in beggars. We suggest you bring notebooks and pencils to donate them in tolls.

 

– Remember that you are visiting the ancestral territory of the Wayuu culture, be a good visitor respect the rules of the community and the places that indicate you as sacred.

 

– In case of observing any situation of sexual abuse, child and adolescent exploitation Report it through the Teprotejo application, to the line 018000112440b of the ICBF or send an email to denuncemosmoselabusosexual@fiscalia.gov.co