Association pour le Tourisme Équitable et Solidaire
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ATES association includes tour operators selected on the basis of high ethical standards, who are working in the same process : setting up a tourist activity that helps local development in host regions, within the framework of a close partnership with local communities and their representatives. Three main missions are pursued by ATES : developping the market/ensuring the continued existence of Northern organisations, clarifying the sector, supporting Southern organisations.
With 35 members involved in a common charter, ATES now is the first national network of fair and responsible tourism.