Currently, awareness of the surrounding environment began to grow among tourism actors, one of them inn.
There are even a number of inns in the world that apply the concept of eco-hotel by making improvements to the surrounding environment.
Scott Dunn, a tour operator headquartered in London, England, recommended a number of eco-friendly concept hotels. In addition to offering sea tours, the following 5 eco-friendly concept hotels
1. Lizard Island Resort, Australia
Located on the Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island Resort is one of the resorts on the main island of Australia.
Lizard Island has over 24 beautiful white sandy beaches and access to some of the most amazing dive sites in the world.
Since its inception, Lizard Island Resort has demonstrated a commitment to protect and preserve the coral reef ecosystems in the region.
By staying at this resort, tourists can dive and snorkel while learning the Great Barrier Reef and efforts to defend it.
2. Six Senses Con Dao, Vietnam
Six Senses Con Dao is a resort designed using recycled properties. The resort is committed to protecting marine life and supporting local people by providing healthy meals for students.
Six Senses Con Dao also extends the reach of its community to neighboring islands by offering swimming lessons, education on marine dangers, and ways to protect the environment.
3. ME to WE Lodges, India
ME to WE Lodges, located in Araveli, India, is one of the inspirational and innovative lodges in India.
In this place, tourists have the opportunity to explore the culture of Rajasthan and see the amazing scenery there.
ME to WE Lodges is also working with WE Charity, an organization that supports the livelihood of local residents through sustainable development projects.
4. Soneva Kiri Resort & Residences, Thailand
Thailand is known for its white sand beaches and crystal clear waters, which makes Soneva Kiri Resort & Residences care about the surrounding environment.
Soneva Kiri Resort & Residences is committed to using renewable energy, coral reef restoration projects, and prohibiting the use of bottled mineral water. Even the resort uses only locally sourced materials and produce mushrooms on the hotel grounds.
5. Nihi Sumba, Indonesia
Nihi Sumba or Nihiwatu is a resort located in Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Since its establishment, Nihi Sumba is committed to having sustainability on the environment by owning organic gardens and protecting turtles.
In addition, Nihi Sumba also preserves a unique local culture through the Sumba Foundation.