- Jun 14, 2017
Festive cocktails will look the same at the restaurants of Aruba Wine and Dine (AWD) in the future, but there will be a big difference: from now on the new straws that are used are bio-degradable and therefore not harmful for the environment. In this way the restaurants will take a step towards a `greener' world; we hope that other restaurants, bars and private persons will follow this example.
- May 17, 2017
EarthCheck is the world's leading scientific benchmarking, advisory and certification group for travel and tourism since 1987. Their purpose is to help businesses, communities and governments deliver clean, safe, prosperous and healthy destinations for travelers to visit, live, work and play.
- May 05, 2017
Every day is Earth Day at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort and travelers who value sustainable vacations say the Aruba resort is among the top 10 eco-friendly hotels in the world according to TripAdvisor®. Bucuti & Tara is No. 2 on the exclusive list and is also the only Caribbean resort named. The world’s largest travel site released this recognition while revealing findings from a recent survey of 1,800 users in Italy.
- Apr 25, 2017
Goals of a healthy future for the Playa Linda Beach Resort as well as its employees once again received emphasis during Green Week. For the 11th consecutive year, the resort organized an annual, week-long program of activities and lectures intended to involve and educate on best practices for real life improvements. Participation was exceptionally high for a Green Walk and the Clean-a-mile as well as attendance at varied lectures throughout the week.
- Apr 13, 2017
Recently, Amsterdam Manor was made aware that thei Master EarthCheck Certification was renewed once more. This certification is internationally recognized and shows their dedication to become global leaders in environmental protection in the tourism industry.
- Mar 02, 2017
The United Nations has declared 2017 to be "The International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development (IYST)", which is one of the focus areas of the Centre of Excellence (COE) for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Aruba.
- Feb 09, 2017
Located at the most beautiful white beach and turquoise blue sea in Aruba, the Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa has been a leader in sustainability and responsible tourism for years. This luxury boutique resort was the first Green Globe member to earn prestigious Platinum Status since January 2016.
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