Jose Koechlin - Founder & Chairman Inkaterra

Koechlin established Inkaterra in 1975, pioneering ecotourism and sustainable development. He is also Chairman of Sociedad Hoteles del Perú, and E-Meritus Board Member of Conservation International (Washington D.C.). Aiming to underscore Peru’s biodiversity and cultural richness, the brand works under a holistic approach: it promotes scientific research for conservation, education and the economic growth of local communities. Having trained over 4,000 people and catering to 230,000 travelers in 2015, Inkaterra is member of Relais & Châteaux, Virtuoso and National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World, confirming its commitment to authenticity, excellence and sustainability.