Bom Bom Island Resort is the heart and soul of destination Príncipe. The hotel is the first in Africa to obtain the Biosphere certification for hotels, awarded under the auspices of the Instituto de Turismo Responsable (ITR). During our stay, we had the chance to talk to Sérgio Duarte, the resort’s general manager.
Few sustainable tourism leadership stories are as inspiring as the one of Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort in Queensland, Australia. Intrigued by how much is possible if one man has a vision and follows it through, we were curious to learn more about the person “in charge” on that tiny island located at the southernmost end of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Meet Peter Gash, managing director and leaseholder of Lady Elliot Island, chief pilot and aviation engineer.
In our interview with Jon Kane, YHA Australia’s Northern Region Manager, learn about the organization’s origins and the many sustainability initiatives implemented by the pioneering budget accommodation provider.
Paul Verity of Sanctuary Retreat Mission Beach takes us on a tour around this Rainforest eco-lodge and yoga retreat in northern Queensland, Australia.
Abdulla Radaideh, Chief Engineer and driving force behind sustainability at Aqaba InterContinental Resort in Jordan, shares his thoughts on hotels, tourism and sustainability.