Creating a Climate Friendly Travel System

Welcome to Peru Climate Friendly Travel Chapter

What does the Peru Climate Friendly Chapter Do?

Community of Champions
  1. Build a growing community of like minded individuals who are networked across the LDC + world.
    1. Encourage companies to join the CFT Registry.
CFT Project
      1. Identify and develop a locally initiated project. This could be solar electrification of villages, water sanitation, waste reduction, or any number of other areas related to increasing the Sustainability of Tourism in the country.

Meet the Chapter Leader 

Magali R Hirakawa
Magali R HirakawaPeru
My name is Magali Rodriguez Hirakawa and I am from Peru. In 2023 I was awarded a scholarship to towards a PG qualification in Climate Friendly Travel Diploma through SUNx Malta in collaboration with the Institute of Tourism Studies. 

Prior this, I graduated in Tourism Administration in San Marcos University, and I have a master's degree in environmental management and Audits from Piura´s University, Peru, specialization in solid waste management and environmental education, studies in sustainable tourism with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). 

My work experience stretches from social and environmental consulting, personalized customer service in protocol attention for diplomatic authorities at the international airport, travel agencies, restaurants, and international events, as Environmental and Social Advisor for JICA Peru on the National Program (Peru) Phase II: Recovery of Areas Degraded by Solid Waste in 18 cities. 

Currently I work for the Peru Tourism Board (Promperu) as a Tourism Marketing Specialist and my work consists of the following roles and responsibilities:- executing project budgets, managing digital campaigns to Japan, South Korea, Project approvals and reviews the preparation of content for social channels, organizing workshops, D2D and the organisations’ participation at fairs in Japan, South Korea, India, organizing and participating as a Speaker in workshops within the region to train local travel agents. 

I have now entered my second year of study as the Chapter leader or Peru and my plans are to train travel agents companies, hotels, institutions about Climate Friendly Travel and its benefits


Geoffrey Lipman, SUNx Co-founder