Huaorani Ecolodge Wins Latin American Travel Association Best Sustainable Tourism Project Award

The Latin America Travel Association ( last week held its inaugural LATA Travel Awards ceremony, with members voting for the outstanding performers in eight categories.

The Huaorani Ecolodge in the Ecuadorian Amazon was named Best Sustainable Tourism Project by LATA members. Visitors to the comfortable, minimal impact, 5 room lodge experience the richness of the Huaorani culture and their natural environment, while learning about the challenges facing the tribe. Community Association President Moi Enomenga (photo) accepted on behalf of the Huaorani communities involved.