Albert Teo in this interview explains the sustainability strategies of his ecolodge and tour business in Borneo, Malaysia, and discusses sustainable tourism development challenges in South-East Asia.
Our interview with Glenn Jampol, artist, founding member of the Global Ecotourism Network and owner of two of Costa Rica’s most successful eco-resorts.
Las Casas de EA Astei is a rural home in the Basque Country that is taking energy efficiency to the next level. This is the success story of both Mertxe Begiristain, who manages the tourism business, and her son, whose architecture, design and engineering skills have led to the creation of the first home in Spain to produce more energy than it consumes. Built primarily out of biodegradable, renewable and ecological materials, this rural home seeks maximum integration with its surrounding environment.
Carlos Sandoval, owner and manager of Yacutinga Eco-Lodge in Argentina, in this interview tells us why and how he built the remote eco-lodge, and how the Rainforest Alliance has helped him tackle sustainability challenges.
In our interview with Kurt Schmack, owner of Laguna del Lagarto ecolodge in Costa Rica, learn about the ecolodge’s sustainability initiatives, the benefits and challenges of running a hotel sustainably. Kurt also shares useful advice for hotel managers keen to embrace sustainable practices.