Go to stopthinkdiscuss.com to read our global, industry overview rich in the insight, innovation and inspiration shaping a more positive future for luxury hospitality. With Insignia, we surveyed hundreds of travellers and through this report we hope to pay it forward, and to shine a light on the humans and hotels making our world a better place.
Here are details of the people and places we celebrated at our talk at Pure Life Experiences, the global show for the high-end experiential travel industry on Monday 11 September.
Let us know what sustainability means to you — https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SustainabilitySurveyBouteco. When we publish our trend report with Insignia — Leveraging Sustainability & Inspiring Change — in October, it will present a clear picture of what matters most to travellers. And to say thank you for sharing your thoughts we’ll be sending out eco-friendly gifts.
On this rugged, remote island 250 miles southeast of Bali, NihiOka Spa Safari at is every tropical spa experience you've ever dreamed of rolled into one all-hiking all-surfing adventure.
Silo Brighton was founded in 2014 on the South Coast thanks to forward-thinking award-winning chef, Douglas McMaster. White Lyan in Hoxton will re-open September 2017 as Cub thanks to Douglas 'I cook waste' McMaster collaborating with Dandelyan’s Ryan Chetiyawardana.
Under-the-radar tips on where to travel this winter from Francisca Kellett, travel editor at Tatler, Jonny Bealby, founder of Wild Frontiers adventure travel company, Roxane Gergaud, one half of Doris and Dicky, and Xerxes Cook, writer and adventurer at a panel discussion at Shoreditch House, hosted by Juliet Kinsman.
A fragile beauty, still isolation and vast skies of this scarcely populated country in south-west Africa, Namibia is a must-visit destination for sustainability-conscious tourists interested in experiential travel. Wolwedans is a collection of lodges that understands how giving back to the community is key to protecting the long-term conservation goals.
La Granja is not only a boutique hotel showcasing the natural beauty of the island but by teaming upwith the Ibiza Preservation Fund (IPF), it supports organic farming among its local initiatives.
Studies show that oxybenzone — a UV-filtering chemical compound found in most brands of sunscreen — is killing the coral reefs. So next time you need to block out those rays, either slip on a rashguard or make sure what you’re slathering on your skin is biodegradable.
Bouteco attended the World Tourism Organisation’s Tourism and Future Energy: Unlocking low-carbon growth opportunities, 26—27 June 2017. Falling within the UNWTO’s International Year of Sustainable Tourism, the conference from the United Nations’ specialised agency was designed to generate innovative solutions for future energy in the global tourism sector.
Hot on the heels of World Environment Day and it’s time to take to the waves for World Oceans Day: a global celebration and collaborative effort for a healthier ocean. The conservation action focus of this year is encouraging solutions to prevent plastic pollution. More than 80% of marine litter comes from land-based sources, and some predict that by 2050 our oceans could contain more plastic than fish.
Watch John Hardy's TED Talk then see that awe-inspiring bamboo architecture up close, learn the secrets of their sustainability practices and what it’s like to be a Green School student and find out why the US Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools awarded it the Greenest School on Earth.
Share a photo or video of your favourite place in nature and tag it #WorldEnvironmentDay — if it's also a boutique, eco hotel, tag it #Bouteco and tell the world why it's so special.
Fashioned by the seasoned hands of local artisans this Bali boutique hotel showcases the best of Indonesia, from traditional hand-spun textiles to organic indigo-dye wall art.
These journeys in North India — be it on foot and by car in Kumaon and Sikkim, or by foot, raft, bike and car in Ladakh — offer holidays that have a light footprint through sophisticated simplicity.
The tropical fantasy that is The Brando, a private island once owned by Marlon Brando, has been garnering attention recently due to its high-profile guests. Pippa Middleton has just jetted off there for some exotic privacy on her honeymoon, and Barack Obama chose The Brando as the quiet, contemplative place to write his memoirs after 8 years in the White House.
There’s no better time to take things into our own hands to make the world a better place — travelling responsibly is a great start.
Organic architecture and ingredients, contemporary and quirky open-to-the-air living spaces and private infinity pools—Jade Mountain delivers luxury in an entirely modern, mindful way.
Where should we travel to if we want to be more responsible? Where should we stay and what are the hot new hotels and restaurants with a sustainable ethos? How should we travel and what should we be mindful of?
How a new organic, sustainable skincare product rich in Sacha inchi is enriching the lives and ecosystem in Peru.