Between 2012 and 2017, Sumak Travel was a tourism company selling and operating tours to Latin America under a social enterprise model. Now Sumak is a DMC and sustainable tour operator focused only on Costa Rica.
Sumak is a social enterprise that puts people and the environment at the centre of its model. Their mission is to contribute to the empowerment of local communities in Latin America by running an ethical business that provides rewarding and authentic experiences for discerning travelers.
Their focus has always been on delivering a high quality, exceptional travel experience, and belong to Tourism Concern’s Ethical Tour Operators Group (ETOG) and are active members of the International Ecotourism Society, Social Enterprise UK, MuchBetter Adventures and the World Indigenous Tourism Alliance. They are also official supporters of WTM World Responsible Tourism Day. Much of their profits are reinvested to increase the number of communities and destinations they work with.