BOUTECO has launched its YouTube channel, the only video channel dedicated to sharing the most inspiring stories of sustainability from boutique hotels and luxury travel. It is our latest way of showing how luxury hospitality can be a force for good, socially and environmentally.
Sustainability has been something we’ve cared about forever — but we are saluting the sea change in the wider world’s attitude towards plastic of late.
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.
So follow us — and maybe Harry and Meghan — to a rugged Canadian island, on a culturally-edifying mountain circuit in the world’s happiest country and for a spell amid cinematic dunes in the first African country to have added the protection of the environment to its constitution. Intelligent sustainable luxury just got very, very sexy.
The winners of the 2018 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards were announced during the 18th World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina
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.
Sustainable natural skincare now accounts for 13 per cent of the global beauty market, having been almost entirely disregarded in favour of brands promising miracle skin solutions — here are our recommendations.
Uniting design with purpose, the social enterprise Rio Terà Dei Pensieri has been working within Venetian prisons since 1994 to train and support female offenders. Using business as a driver for social change, it’s transferable model transforms lost time into profitable progress and has a global appeal. They can create bespoke ranges of amenities for hotels, large and small.
A new hotel school has been created through a collaboration between London’s most distinguished five-star hotels and homeless charities.
Just like luxury and eco-tourism aren’t obvious bedfellows — style and sustainability aren't often seen in a chic restaurant having dinner together.
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.
The Long Run is one of the most inspiring organisations out there when it comes to proactively driving forward nature-led tourism and sustainable principles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.