The 2018 awards winners mirror industry leaders who promote inclusive growth, and work toward a greener future because of their proactive contributions to sustainable development and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Following a five-stage judging process, which includes an onsite evaluation, winners of the 2018 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards were announced at a special ceremony during the 18th WTTC Global Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Cayuga Collection of Sustainable Luxury Hotels and Lodges runs nine sustainable luxury hotels and lodges in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama. According to the company, they only work with projects that share its vision of responsible tourism and are 100 percent committed to sustainability. All the staff are locals, and all are employed all-year-round including during low season. Additionally, a company doctor programme has been set up for staff and children, improving the quality of healthcare in the region in general.