The Revival Hotel Baroda

Situated in Baroda, Gujarat, The Revival Hotel won the Small Hotels Category in the 2001 Federation of Hotels and Restaurants of India (FHRAI) environmental awards The hotel’s Eco-Aware Green Team (EAGT) consists of the Director, General Manager, Front Office Manager, Food & Beverage Manager, Executive Housekeeper, Security Officer and the Chief Engineer. Together, they ensure […]

Eco-Nation before Eco-Tourism

Caribbean nations ought to focus on developing ‘eco-nations’ before promoting the concept of eco-tourism, according to the Director-General of Tourism in the Bahamas, Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace Speaking prior to the second Caribbean Media Exchange on Sustainable Tourism (CMEx) which will take place in Nassau in May, Vanderpool-Wallace said he is often criticised for saying there is […]

Red Centre’s Green Hotel

Uluru, (Ayers Rock), the world’s largest monolith, sits in the desert outback in the geographical heart of Australia. Helena Faith Miel, Environmental Consultant comments It attracts visitors from all over the world wishing to experience the stark beauty of the desert and the 20,000-year old Aboriginal culture. Tourist accommodation for the area is provided by […]

Amsterdam Manor’s Winning Ways

Winner of the Amex/Considerate Hotelier of the Year 2001: Green Hotel of the Year Award Small Hotel Category, Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort in Aruba takes action whenever possible to minimize its effect on the environment The resort is a member of the Green Hotels Association, the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST) and is a […]

Hotels and Resorts in Mountain Areas

The year 2002 has been designated International Year of Mountains. As the number of people wanting to visit remote locations grows, whether for sport or simply to appreciate nature, preservation of the environment and the ways of the people who live there should be our primary concern Because of their inaccessibility, mountain areas often support […]

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 […]