Anda Travel. Responsible Tourism

Anda Travel. Responsible Tourism

Inspiration

ANDA Responsible Travel arose from an idea of its creator Elvira Museri who dreamed of starting a tourism company which also has a positive social and environmental impact. After an inspiring trip through Southeast Asia, she started thinking of ANDA as a responsible tourism company, capable of transforming social reality and preserving our heritage in Argentina.

2008

Launch of the first-tour "La Boca Beyond Caminito".

Elvira Museri, wins the award "Youth Challenge" (Desafio Joven).

ANDA obtains the subsidy of the "Buenos Aires Entrepreneur" plan.

2009

Official Foundation of ANDA responsible tourism as the first agency of sustainable tourism.

Launch of first official website.

2010

First contact with the German passenger Angela Schlag, who travelled to Argentina to write her thesis.

ANDA starts offering short and long trips through the country. First appearance in the Argentinean Lonely Planet

Founding members of the RTR (Red Responsible Tourism).

2011

Angela Schlag returns to Argentina and joins the team of ANDA.

First volunteering group.

2012

ANDA starts supporting the programm "check out por la naturaleza" of the foundations Vida Silvestre and WWF.

The company obtains the Certificate of STI (Sustainable Travel International).

2013

The company continues to grow and carries out numerous groupt trips, not only in Argentina but also throughout Latin America.

2014

Angela and Elvira become partners with the common goal of making ANDA responsible travel leader in responsible tourism in Argentina and Latin America.

Launch of this new website.

2015

Our vision

Is to be the leading incoming tourism agency in responsible travel in South America, dedicated to offering our visitors/curstomers unique, local, and longlasting travel experiences.

 

Our mission

Is to INSPIRE individual and group travellers with a unique responsible travel experience that will last in their memories for ever.

We CREATE VALUE by combining traditional tourist attractions with local interaction and momentos of real culture exchange.

We MAKE A DIFFERENCE by raising awareness for the environment and the local economy, respecting the culture and the people and contributing to social projects in need.

We RESPECT and treat fairly each and every one of our big family: members of the ANDA staff, local providers of services and products and our clientes.

 

 

Our philosophy

We believe that all positive change starts with the first step and with ourselves.

What may seem a small thing at first will grow quickly if only we truly believe in it and if we can inspire others to help us achieve a common goal.

Being responsable to us starts with the PEOPLE, with treating each other with respect and accepting our differences. We reflect this believe in our big ANDA family by creating a positive work enviromente where everyones ideas and opinions are welcomed.

We transmite this believe to our clientes by working with local providers, guides, artist and communities and inviting our travellers to get the know them face to face, ask questions and generate a real cultural and social exchange.

Furthermore, being responsable implies taking care of the beautiful world we live in, protecting NATURE and wildlife by saving energy and reduce polution.

In our green office we live by the rules of recylcing waste, reducing the use of energy and paper. Passing it on to our travellers, we advise them to help by going on walking tours, use ground transportation where possible and sleep in ecologically friendly hotels or homes. Last but not least, being responsable to us means supporting the local ECONOMY and helping it grow more stable by creating jobs in our office and working with LOCAL operators, from transportation to guides, hotels and tour operators. Thanks to the people that travel with ANDA, this goal will be achieved step by step, day by day.

Before anything else, we are responsible for ourselves and for the decisions we make. ANDA believes in the possibility of a fairer and more sustainable world where there is room for everyone. All we have to do, is start with ourselves by making fair choices and responsable decisions.

 

Our Staff

We are a young, dynamic and experienced team.

In our office we maintain a family-like atmosphere, which keeps us motivated, and enables exchange/idea/view point personal y professionally.

The perfect mixture of everything to enjoy planning your tours with professionalism.

 

  • Elvira Museri

    Sales, Administration and PR

    At the risk of sounding corny , traveling is what motivates me, what excites me and what I enjoy doing most with my family and loved ones. I love to discover unexplored places , where people live quietly and I wish I could learm from that peace but I also love my crazy city life. What can I do? Life is full of contradictions, and I am no exception.

    I dream of one day becoming a photographer who can portray the incredible places that my country and my continent holds. I love art, aesthetics, and above all, a beautiful view from a hammock.

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  • Angela Schlag

    Product, Operations and HR

    Eight years ago, I was a traveller in Argentina and chose ANDA as the agency to help me organize a responsable trip. What I learned during that trip touched me deeply and when I came back to Argentina to live here, I was sure that I wanted to work nowhere else but in ANDA. Nowadyas, I am a proud partner to help move forward with a green travel mission and encourage others to choose the fair way when visiting a new place. I think my story tells enough about how personalized and long lasting responsible travel can be. 

    In my fee time, I enjoy languages, books, fashion, outdoor activities and weekends in the countryside with my family.

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  • Victoria Rossi

    Sales

    I started working in ANDA wanting to be part of this team that promotes a type of tourism closer up and more authentic with the places visited, respecting and being part of the local culture.

    It’s good to be given the possibility to offer  our passenges  not just aother  trip, but a whole set of experiences.

    Personally I am motivated by art and culture, I like getting lost in the streets taking photos, discover new and old corners full of history, always accompanied by good music.

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  • Soley Beloso

    Sales & Operations

    I have joined this beautiful family quite recently...yes, I'd like to call it "family" because this is the way they made me feel since the very first moment that I put my foot into Anda, I am a village girl that moved to the big city in order to fulfill her dreams. 

    I am presently studying Hotel Trading and Tourism and I feel happy that my first job connected to this fantastic world is a place promoting a tourism that allows to respect the nature and culture of each destination visited!

    I love sharing moments with the people I love, travelling and learning day by day something new from this life! In my free time, I like doing reiki, studying astrology and spending time in the open air with my friends and family!

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  • Luciana Fernandez

    Sales

    One of the things that make me happy in life is to travel ... but as someone once said “happiness is only real when shared “. Tourism is a way for me to share this happiness and what better way than to do it in a responsible way, caring for our planet and the environment.

    I enjoy art, music, movies, good coffee, languages ​​and of course spend time with my family and friends. 


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  • Marina Yaya

    Operations

    I have recently started working at Anda travel –this little and warm family – motivated by a determined enthusiasm in this field of Tourism. Personally, I really like this way of doing tourism, travelling, getting to know new and different places, several societies and their essential cultures.

    4 years ago, I finished my degree in tourism and since them, I have started looking for my professional role in this area which I feel it can be strongly related to the values that this company stands for.In my opinion, travelling is the nicest way to discover the world and also an opportunity that allows people to know themselves.

    In my free time, I enjoy dancing a lot, reading, watching movies, outdoor activities and sharing  unforgettable moments with my family and friends.

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  • Eduardo Acosta

    Administration

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Our Collaborators

Our guides, drivers and suppliers outside our office, who share our philosophy and work in a very dedicated and professional way, help that our trips turn out succesfully and thanks to the combined effort of all these people, we reach our goal of providing unforgettable experiences.

 

Work for us

We are constantly looking for new talents in ANDA. If you are interested in Responsible Tourism and if you are interested in the idea of being part of our adventure, please send your cover letter and resume at the following address: rrhh@andatravel.com.ar