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    Action for responsible tourism

    Responsible Tourism

    Turismo-responsable.org wants to be a focal point for reflection in the debate about the relationship between tourism and development, particularly focusing on Latin America and the Spanish state, and its main interests are rural areas and international cooperation.


    Centre for Disease Control and Prevention

    Centre for Disease Control and Prevention for travellers. Includes recommendations and requirements for immunisations, prescriptions and other health information for different regions and countries.

    World Health Organization

    The most comprehensive site for information concerning health around the world.

    Panamerican Health Organisation

    Contains information on health, specifically for North, Central and South America.

    Travel Insurance

    CMI Insurance Worldwide

    International travel insurance for citizens of the United States travelling overseas.


    A company based in Great Britain; has a selection of health and travel insurances that can be adapted to your particular requirements for your trip.

    Suppliers of travel and adventure equipment


    Shops in the United States selling travel and adventure equipment; sells high quality clothing and equipment for camping, hiking and other outdoor activities.

    Field and Trek, Inc

    Location for buying travel kit in Great Britain: equipment, clothing, range of footwear.

    Gear Zone, Inc.

    Distributor of adventure equipment based in Great Britain.

    Walkabout Travel Gear

    Shop selling travel equipment from electronic gadgets to first aid kits.


    Globetrotter is a chain of shops selling kit, clothing and footwear for outdoor activities, with branches in the biggest cities in Germany.

    Information for visitors to Venezuela

    Embassy of the United States

    Embassy of the United States in Caracas, Venezuela

    Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

    Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Venezuela. On this site it is possible to find the contact details for the various German consulates in Venezuela.

    Embassy of the United Kingdom

    Embassy of the United Kingdom in Venezuela.

    Ministry of Foreign Relations of Venezuela

    Ministerio del Relaciones Exteriores de Venezuela. Ministry of Foreign Relations of Venezuela. Website in Spanish which provides information about visas and the necessary requirements for visiting Venezuela.

    Money Matters

    The Full Universal Currency Converter

    Website where you can convert any currency and find out that day’s exchange rate.

    Currency Converter

    The World’s most reliable foreign exchange data. Website where you can convert any currency and find out that day’s exchange rate.


    International Travel Maps and Books



    Maps of Venezuela

    Google maps

    Venezuela in General


    Internet site where you can search for extensive information on Venezuela.


    Online guide for visitors who want to find out in-depth information on Merida, Venezuela. Includes information on hotels, restaurants, entertainment and local news.


    The Weather Channel Online

    Extensive information and detailed reports about the world’s weather. Contains temperature charts, weather forecasts and regional maps.

    Suggested reading

    South American Handbook

    Le Petit Futé

    Bradt Travel Guides

    Affiliated organisations

    The International Ecotourism Society TIES

    TIES promotes ecotourism establishing an international network shaped by individuals, institutions and the travel industry in general; training tourists and tourism professionals; exercising influence on the travel industry, public institutions and those responsible for including the principles of ecotourism in their policies and operations.

    Adventure Travel Trade Association ATTA

    The Adventure Travel Trade Assocation (ATTA) is an organization with members from all over the world, and it is constantly growing; currently there are over 550 businesses, destinations and responsible media who work with clients and businesses to become advocates for sustainable tourism and justice worldwide. Our members include tour operators, destination marketing organisations, tourist offices, specialist travel agents, hotels, the media and service providers.

    International Air Transport Association IATA

    License Number: 955 02945. Natoura Travel & Adventure Tours is an accredited IATA International agent which allows us to provide a service to our clients in selling international and domestic air tickets. Check our prices for your flights to Venezuela.


    AVAVIT (Asociación Venezolana de Agencias de Viajes y Turismo) is a non-profit making organisation whose objectives are to attain a high quality and competitive tourism industry, encouraging awareness in the sector of the need for development, improvement and commercial planning where tourism is concerned.


    LATA is a travel industry organisation, established with the aim of promoting travel to Latin America. The association has more than 200 companies involved, including tourist offices, tour operators, hotels, wholesalers, the media, airlines and overseas members.


    Planeta.com Global Journal of Practical Ecotourism is a reliable source of information for those searching for genuine ecotourism and responsible travel. Online since 1994, they are pioneers in the field and share information with colleagues who use Web 2.0.

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