At Aliwen Incoming we are fully committed to working in a respectful way towards the environment always fulfilling the legal requirements that apply to our activity as well as generating awareness in our passengers and therefore creating a positive bond with the destinations that they visit. In addition, we seek to pass on, to our team and our suppliers, the importance of good environmental practices.
We believe that tourism is a tool for sustainable growth and respect for cultural diversity
As a fundamental frame of reference for responsible and sustainable tourism, the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism (GCET) is a comprehensive set of principles designed to guide key-players in tourism development. Addressed to governments, the travel industry, communities and tourists alike, it aims to help maximise the sector’s benefits while minimising its potentially negative impact on the environment, cultural heritage and societies across the globe.
Adopted in 1999 by the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization, its acknowledgement by the United Nations two years later expressly encouraged UNWTO to promote the effective follow-up of its provisions. Although not legally binding, the Code features a voluntary implementation mechanism through its recognition of the role of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics (WCTE), to which stakeholders may refer matters concerning the application and interpretation of the document.
The Code’s 10 principles amply cover the economic, social, cultural and environmental components of travel and tourism: