An ecotourism partnership in the Peruvian Amazon: the case of Posada Amazonas. Chapter uri icon


  • Abstract

    This chapter describes an ecotourism partnership by using the case of Posada Amazonas in Peru. It is established that the true integration of conservation and development through ecotourism has been a challenging and time-consuming process. Posada Amazonas has also benefited from certain advantages at the outset. As the end of the 20-year contract nears, Posada Amazonas stands at a crossroads: a savvier set of community partners who yearn for its independence yet still lack vital expertise, and a business partner that hopes to continue to earn profits while also fulfilling its commitment to integrated conservation and development.

author list (cited authors)

  • Gordillo Jordan, J. F., Hunt, C., & Stronza, A.

citation count

  • 10

complete list of authors

  • Gordillo Jordan, JF||Hunt, C||Stronza, A

editor list (cited editors)

  • Stronza, A., & Durham, W. H.

Book Title

  • Ecotourism and conservation in the Americas

publication date

  • January 2008