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Gamboa Tropical Rainforest Resort

Gamboa Tropical Rainforest Resort

Scheduled for completion in mid 2000, the 340 acre Gamboa Tropical Rainforest Resort is located on the banks of the Chagres River, near its intersection with the Panama Canal in the Republic of Panama. Close by is the scenic town of Gamboa and the Soberania National Park This part of the Panama Canal has been […]

Health Project for the Caribbean

The Inter American Development Bank and the Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA) are funding a US$2 million Caribbean Tourism Health, Safety and Resource Conservation Project which will be piloted in the Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago The objective of the three-year programme is to improve the quality and competitiveness of Caribbean hotels through quality […]

Chaa Creek Cottages

Neil Rogers’ mission at Chaa Creek Cottages, Belize, is to establish a model of low impact, sustainable development Winner of the 1998 CHA/ AMEX (Caribbean Hotel Association/ American Express) Green Hotelier of the Year Award, Neil believes that by stimulating interest in the environment, natural history and local culture, he can demonstrate the long term […]

Environmental Rating in Bali

Water scarcity, beach management, the increasing numbers of tourists and the island’s limited carrying capacity are just some of the environmental issues facing Bali in Indonesia In 1996, triggered by concerns about Bali’s environmental problems and the issues surrounding tourism development, the Wisnu Foundation ‘(a Bali based environmental organisation) set about developing an evaluation system […]