The Romantik Hotel Muottas Muragl near St Moritz in the Engadin, Switzerland, is well known as a pioneer in sustainability in the alpine region. Anne-Pierre Ackermann tells us how they do it, where the challenges are and why tourism businesses must now take sustainability seriously.
Simon Louvard in this interview introduces us to his start-up Lodg’ing, shares his experiences as entrepreneur and his thoughts on ecotourism in France.
Schweizerhof Lenzerheide in Graubünden, Switzerland, is well known within Swiss hospitality circles. Not just because it is among the most highly rated by guests, but also because it has over the years managed to implement and integrate sustainability into all aspects of its operations and guest experience. Hotel manager Claudia Züllig in this interview tells us how they do it.
Mariglo (Marigs) Laririt, head of sustainability at El Nido Resorts in the Philippines, in this interview illustrates how the award-winning resort approaches sustainability – the challenges (such as climate change, supply chain, government), trends and opportunities of running a sustainable business.
Mike McHugo tells the story of the Kasbah du Toubkal ecolodge and community tourism initiative in the Atlas mountains, Morocco. He tells us how, together with his brother and Hajj Maurice, he started the project, which challenges they’ve had to address and how they have been able to help the local berber community along the way.