Accreditations & Awards
MACHU TRAVEL PERU is a responsible travel agency with more than 15 years of experience in the tourism industry. These years served us to improve our services every time and finally reach excellence.
Consequently, today our agency is a member of the most recognized tourist worldwide organizations and is supported by them. Therefore, feel safe in putting your dreams in our hands.
We invite you to know more!
It is an organization integrated with more than 360 tourist companies among them representation companies, tour operators, hotels, airlines, tourist boards, and even travel press. All of them with a hard passion and knowledge for Latin America. LATA seeks to promote travel in Latin America, in addition to being the authorized voice in the UK for tourism in Latin America, promoting good practices in travel within this region.
The Society for Incentive Travel Excellence is a unique association of more than 2,500 members from 90 countries, laboring in cruise, agencies, airline companies, and supply chains of tourist destinations around the world. Its objective is the development of truly global business events dedicated exclusively to incentive travel. Also, SITE brings value to its members through networking, education, online resources, certification, and advocacy.
Regenera is a global community of care for the environment that empowers people to take care of the area they love, transmitting good habits to promote regenerative actions. All these actions are coordinated by Nature Service Peru and MACHU TRAVEL PERU is proud to be part of this organization, adopting self-sustaining responsible practices for the environment.
United States Tour Operators Association. As its name indicates, USTOA is a professional and voluntary trade association of tour operators in the United States and all American continent. Its objective is to promote the integrity of tourism. Therefore, USTOA requires a financial fee from its members destined for a global guarantee fund for the clients of its associates. This financial commission is the highest of its kind in the world and consequently, the organization is a seal of service quality guarantee for all its members and clients.
Virtuoso is the leading global network of luxury travel advisors, with more than 20,000 advisors and 2,200 tour operators specializing in luxury travel worldwide like cruises, tour operators, hotels, and more. The organization works with top destinations and a vetted portfolio of the world’s best travel brands. Travelers with a Virtuoso advisor gain access to a world of experiences, incredible travel benefits, support throughout their journeys, and most importantly, a warmer welcome, deeper connections, and superior experiences in the places they visit.
SIGNATURE is the most recognized travel network of more successful and prominent retail travel companies and the tourism industry too. Its members are leaders in its sector, and these are distributed around the world. Indeed, these companies are top internet-based marketers, exclusive agencies specializing in cruises, and boutique services in unique destinations. For all these reasons, SIGNATURE is another guarantee seal for the tour operators affiliated with it.
Machu Travel Peru give welcomes everyone, without exception. Therefore we are proud members of IGLTA. The International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association is the biggest and leading network of LGBTQ+ welcoming tourism businesses in the world. IGLTA provides resources and travel information to its associates to promote equality and safety within LGBTQ+ tourism around the world. LGBTQ+ friendly travel companies like transport, lodgings, tour operators, travel agencies, events, service providers, and even travel media located in more than 80 countries are its associates.
The American Society of Travel Agents is the leading organization in the world of travel professionals that defends the travel industry and agencies, besides the clients who use these travel services. All the ASTA associates are subjected to a shared code of ethics. Also, the Society promotes ethical and friendly practices and policies for all travelers in the different levels of the tourism industry and even the local governments.
MACHU TRAVEL PERU is a member of the Adventure Travel Trade Association. ATTA is an organization whose mission is to contribute to the growth and professionalization, as well as the responsible and sustainable development of the adventure tourism industry worldwide. Its members sign a values statement that they must follow. This statement promotes responsible travel policies and the egalitarian development of the communities, collaborators, and tourism providers with which its associates work.
FUNDACION NIÑOS DEL ARCO IRIS
Rainbow’s Children Foundation is a non-profit foundation that is in charge of transforming and improving the living conditions of boys and girls from 3 to 13 years of age in vulnerable conditions through education, health, and nutrition in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, in Cusco, Peru. Likewise, this help extends to their families, who want a better future for their children. MACHU TRAVEL PERU strongly believes that good seeds will bear excellent fruits, improving Peruvian society. Thus, our agency is an active collaborator of the foundation.
SAFE TRAVEL is a recognition granted by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) as a result of the implementation of a set of protocols designed under the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO), whose objective is to ensure that tourist destinations are recognized as insurance country against health emergencies and assure the quality services for national and international visitors. As well as recognizing the tourist service providers that have been implementing health standards and protocols that guarantee the safety of travelers as each country or region incorporates into the “new normal”. MACHU TRAVEL PERU is among them.
TRUSTPILOT is an innovative tool that brings consumers closer to companies. MACHU TRAVEL PERU is always committed to listening to its travelers to improve day by day. Because this is the base of a good future relationship and excellent services. In addition, all the opinions of our clients are supported by TRUSTPILOT and guarantee the transparency and fidelity of these comments. For this reason, feel safe to book your dream trip with us.
In addition, of all these accreditations, MACHU TRAVEL PERU is duly registered in the list of Official and Legal Tour Operators of the Foreign Trade and Tourism Management of the Cusco region (GERCETUR). In other words, this state entity authorizes and endorses the provision of tourist services in all their complexity to MACHU TRAVEL PERU.
MACHU TRAVEL PERU is also registered in the Chamber of Tourism of Peru CANATUR. This organization promotes and encourages good practices in the provision of services to different tourist agents nationwide. In addition, it serves as support for national and international tourists who contract with one of its affiliates. For this reason, our company proves to be always backed by not only international accreditations but also national and governmental ones.
TRAVELERS CHOICE 2023
MACHU TRAVEL PERU has been recognized with the prestigious award Travelers Choice 2023 of TRIPADVISOR for its continuous qualifications and comments that express its quality of service, personalized attention, excellent tour providers, and passion for Peru. These comments and qualifications keep a good level of satisfaction of the customers for 12 consecutive months. For this reason, our Travelers Choice 2023 recognition is a clear example of our permanent quality of service to tourists.
WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS
PERU’S LEADING TOUR OPERATOR
The World Travel Awards is the highest recognition that a company in the tourism industry, in any part of the planet, can aspire to. So, MACHU TRAVEL PERU has won for 3 consecutive years the award for Peru’s Leading Tour Operator, from 2017 to 2019. This recognition is a sign of our constancy and perseverance in providing the best quality service, with high-level suppliers and collaborators. In this sense, MACHU TRAVEL PERU leads the category of Tour Operators in Peru and ensures a high standard of quality in all its services.
WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS
PERU’S LEADING DESTINATION MANAGEMENT COMPANY
In 2023, MACHU TRAVEL PERU goes for more and is committed to being recognized as Peru’s Leading Destination Management Company in the World Travel Awards of that year. Award that we obtained thanks to the effort and perseverance of the company’s collaborating team. This recognition is proof of our constant improvement and the new challenges that we set ourselves to offer the tourists only quality of services, security, and memorable memories of their tours in Peru.
LATIN AMERICAN QUALITY INSTITUTE
Quality of Peru Award
Latin American Quality Institute (LAQI) is a private non-profit organization and has been chosen as a strategic partner by the Global Compact and PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education), both projects of the United Nations Organization. Its main objective is to promote and support the competitiveness of Latin American organizations and companies. Thus, LAQI is qualified as the most relevant institution in terms of the development of norms and quality standards in Latin America. In this sense, MACHU TRAVEL PERU was recognized in 2019 by this prestigious institution with the Quality for Peru Award for its practices and processes in attention to clients and its quality services.
GAY TRAVEL AWARDS
GAY TRAVEL AWARDS TOUR OPERATOR 2019
The Gay Travel Awards back up and incentivize LGBTQ+ travel and tourism by recognizing and rewarding selected properties, influencers, events, destinations, and other companies that represent a spirit of excellence and inclusion in hospitality. These recognized laureates lead by example and inspire other inclusive organizations and brands to improve their services and customer service levels for everyone, without exclusion. In this way, MACHU TRAVEL PERU was rewarded as the best tour operator in inclusive practices of 2019 in the region of Peru. Another achievement for the team, urging it to continue providing a quality, inclusive service without exceptions.
LUX LIFE MAGAZINE
MOST REPUTABLE FOR CULTURAL TOURS - PERU
LUX Style is a recognized magazine destined for people with high purchasing power who want to find activities, tips, and destinations, according to their style of life. MACHU TRAVEL PERU has been attending to passengers of the most luxurious style and for this reason, our company was awarded as the Most Reputable for Cultural Tours – Peru in the Global Travel & Tourism Awards 2018, an awards ceremony organized by the LUX style magazine every year.
TRAVEL HOSPITALITY AWARD WINNER
TRAVEL COMPANY OF THE YEAR 2018 PERU
The Global Travel & Hospitality Awards honor companies and individuals who have demonstrated professionalism. To do this, Travel and Hospitality uses extensive sources and input from its travel experts, along with a panel of trusted judges, who have traveled the globe to honor the best hotels, spas, restaurants, and tour operators of the year. And present to your readers those tourism companies that have obtained notable achievements in the last 12 months. It is in this sense that MACHU TRAVEL PERU is proud to receive this award regarding Tour Company of the Year 2018.
LTG - Luxury Travel Guide
DISCOVER MACHU PICCHU - TOUR OF THE YEAR 2016
The Luxury Travel Guide has its recognized awards; the Luxury Travel Awards. These recognize and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the thriving travel and tourism industry from identifying the best travel providers such as hotels, airlines, and tour operators to highlighting the most reputable transfer service companies, and 2016 could not have ended without great news for MACHU TRAVEL PERU team. We are the proud recipients of the LTG award given to our company for our hard work and excellence in the luxury business.
ODS - SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Recognition of Good Sustainable Development Practices
The purpose of the Recognition of Good Sustainable Development Practices is to highlight the actions carried out by business and non-business organizations (academies, NGOs, public sector) in favor of achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (2030 Agenda). In this sense, MACHU TRAVEL PERU was recognized by this prestigious award according to its objectives and purposes of responsible travel that are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (2030 Agenda)