Q. 'In what year did you start your business? Tell us about your company history?
A. ECOTUR was founded in 2005 as a result of long years of collaboration between associations and individual initiatives related to rural tourism, ethnography and the environment.
Q. What type of business do you operate — what do you sell, or what services do you provide and to whom?
A. Advise and assist the Spanish initiatives in rural areas towards more ecological and responsible tourism.
Offering a complete catalog of Ecologically responsible rural destinations and traveler sensitized by this type of tourism
Q. What led you to work in this field?
A. objectives: consolidation of commitments of the founding institutions, in particular agreements and partnerships with international entities, with long roots in EU countries in tourism, rural development and sustainable development, in order to participate in the promotion and dissemination of these criteria in the rural tourism in Spain.
Q. What is the goal of your business at an ecological level, what are you trying to achieve?
A. Ecolabel CERES. The Ecolabel Ceres is a commitment to unify the offer Eco Tourism in Rural Spain. It is an initiative aimed at preservation and dissemination of rural, ethnographic heritage and environmental surroundings and accommodations in the areas where they act certified companies.
The project is based on the implementation of the system of ecological quality European ECEAT under sustainability criteria that measure the level of environmental commitment, socio-cultural and economic with destiny.
The goal is to unite a network of ecological accommodation and business activities in Spain with European certificate and promote sustainable rural tourism in our country.
Q. What are your plans for the future of your company?
A. Strengthen ecological and responsible tourism in Spain