Our Awards & Accreditations

Our Awards

At Kuoda, we believe in curating award-winning South American travel experiences for our
guests, being a champion for sustainability and supporting the communities that we work,
visit and live in – along the way, we’ve received some accolades for the work that we’ve
done through the following organizations and initiatives:

World Travel Awards

Peru’s Leading Tour Operator Nominee 2016-2023

Kuoda has been nominated in the 30th annual World Travel Awards, the most prestigious honors program in global travel, tourism and hospitality since 1993, in the category of: Peru’s Leading Tour Operator of 2023. Every year, professionals of the travel industry, media and consumers worldwide cast their votes for the travel companies and brands that they consider to be the very best in the world and Kuoda is honored to be a nominee.


Travelers’ Choice 2015-2020, 2022, 2023

The Travelers’ Choice Award recognizes the very best tourism establishments in terms of service, quality, and customer satisfaction. Each year, Tripadvisor combs through reviews, ratings, and travel stories from travelers everywhere, using that information to award the very best. We’re excited to be a Travelers’ Choice Award winner since 2015 and thank our guests for their help with keeping us at the top of our game and their part in this major accomplishment.

Our Accreditations

We at Kuoda Travel hold ourselves to the highest standards, and wish to align ourselves with organizations who feel the
same. Therefore, we are proud members of the following institutions, which are dedicated to the integrity of global
travel, promoting the growth of sustainable and responsible travel in South America and beyond.

Climate Positive Certified by Green Initiative

In March of 2022, Kuoda Travel took a step forward from being Climate Neutral Certified to achieving a Climate Positive Certification, acknowledging the work we do with Green Initiative to mitigate our carbon footprint such as our efforts to remove additional carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Kuoda aims to compensate for the carbon emissions accrued from our tourism services with projects aimed at ecological restoration of forests and ecosystems. Learn more about our Climate Positive and Responsible Travel efforts.

Sponsor of the Valle Sagrado Verde Project

Kuoda is a proud sponsor of the Valle Sagrado Verde Project that aims to restore, protect and conserve the natural habitat of hundreds of endemic birds, mammals, insects and plant species; to regulate water cycles; and to mitigate climate change through the reforestation of the slopes of the Vilcanota River in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Safe Travels By The World Travel & Tourism Council

Kuoda is a proud recipient of the Safe Travels stamp – world’s first global safety and hygiene stamp awarded by The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) , which represents the global private sector of Travel & Tourism, with a mission to ensure the sector is seamless, secure, safe, inclusive and sustainable. This stamp allows travelers to recognize which governments, destinations, and companies have committed to providing the safest travel experience possible by adopting these safety and hygiene protocols.


Kuoda is a proud member of the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA), the world’s largest association of travel professionals. The ASTA membership is a symbol of professionalism and integrity and is the gold standard of a reliable travel advisor.

latin american travel association

Kuoda is a proud member of the Latin American Travel Association (LATA), a group dedicated to the promotion of growth in Latin America as a tourist destination. They protect the interests of both the traveler and of tourism in standards and practices in the region.

adventure travel trade association

Kuoda is a member of the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), an organization dedicated to the professionalization and growth of the sustainable adventure travel industry. ATTA works to protect the social, cultural, and environmental integrity of destinations around the world, and enables us to ensure we’re always offering the best possible tours.

Peruvian Association of Adventure, Ecotourism and Specialized Tourism

Kuoda is a member of the Peruvian Association of Adventure, Ecotourism and Specialized Tourism (APTAE), a group that aims to develop tourism in a sustainable and responsible manner, being aware to minimize the impact of tourism on the preservation of natural and cultural wealth.


Kuoda is a proud partner of PROMPERÚ – the official tourism board of Peru which promotes the development of tourism through art, design, cuisine for all visitors to Peru, through the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur) and theRegional Directorates of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Dircetur).