Code of conduct

In compliance with the provisions of Article 1 of Law 1336 of 2009, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism has developed a model of codes of conduct, which according to the provisions of this Act must be adopted and complied with by all the providers of tourist services.
  • Refrain from offering in the tourism promotion programs and tourist plans, expressly or surreptitiously, plans for the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents.
  • Refrain from giving information to tourists, directly or through interposed persons about places where they are coordinated or where they practice commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents.
  • Refrain from driving tourists, directly or through third parties to establishments or places where commercial sexual exploitation of children is practiced, as well as driving them to the places where tourists are staying, even if they are located on the high seas, for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents.
  • Refrain from providing vehicles on tourist routes for the purpose of exploitation or sexual abuse with children and adolescents.
  • Prevent the entry of children and adolescents into hotels or places of accommodation and lodging, bars, similar businesses and other establishments in which tourism services are provided, for the purpose of exploitation or sexual abuse
  • Prevent the entry of children and adolescents into hotels or places of accommodation and lodging, bars, similar businesses and other establishments in which tourism services are provided, for the purpose of exploitation or sexual abuse.
  • Adopt measures to prevent personnel linked to any title with the company from offering tourism services that allow sexual activity with children and adolescents.
  • Protect national and foreign children and adolescents from all forms of exploitation and sexual violence caused by domestic or foreign tourists.
  • Report to the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism and other competent authorities, the facts of which he had knowledge by any means, as well as the suspicion of these, related to sexual exploitation of children and adolescents and ensure that within the company there are channels to report such facts to the competent authorities.
  • Design and disseminate within the company and its suppliers of goods and services, a policy in which the provider establishes measures to prevent and counteract all forms of sexual exploitation of children and adolescents in travel and tourism.
  • Train all the personnel linked to the company, as well as suppliers who, due to the nature of their activities, have contact with tourists, regarding the issue of prevention of commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents.
  • Inform its users about the legal consequences in Colombia of the exploitation and sexual abuse of children and adolescents.
  • Establish in a public and visible place of the establishment or commerce establishments this Code of Conduct and the other commitments that the provider wishes to assume in order to protect children and adolescents.