Theo Schnider of UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch near Lucerne, Switzerland, shares his experience of developing, managing and promoting a sustainable destination.
Martha (Pati) Ruiz Corzo‘s story is that of a women who does not tire to reconnect her people with the land they depend on. In this interview she tells us how she uses conservation and tourism as tools for a sustainable development of the Sierra Gorda in Mexico.
Welcome to the UNESCO Biosphere destination Príncipe Island in São Tomé and Príncipe, West Africa. Learn about the destination’s sustainability initiatives, businesses and change makers: their challenges, successes and hopes.
Omali Lodge is the intriguing story of a hotel whose dedication to sustainability and best practice isn´t hampered by a lack of awareness in its immediate surroundings. The lodge was our first stop during our destination visit of São Tomé and Príncipe, and our first hotel experience in Africa.
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.