Radisson Blu Aruba has been awarded LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), making it the first hotel construction in Aruba to be LEED certified. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, consists of a group of rating systems for the design, construction, and operation of high-performance green buildings. It is Continue reading "%s"
Oxford Business Group just asked, “How can the tourism industry achieve net zero?” The answer, it reveals, is to follow such trailblazers as Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, Aruba. “Various resorts and hotels have already taken significant steps towards decarbonization. In 2018 the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in Aruba became the first resort in Continue reading "%s"
A local organization of Aruba, Plastic Beach Party, has partnered with the Aruba Tourism Authority to launch an exciting pilot project. The environmentally friendly project includes 10 recycling stations built and maintained by Plastic Beach Party, and sponsored by ATA. The recycling stations will be located at various beaches across the island. The first station Continue reading "%s"
Aruba‘s very own Arikok National Park has made the list of USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice 2022 Travel Awards for “Best Caribbean Attraction”. Now it is up to you to vote and help bring light to our diverse, beautiful island! For many, one of the first things to come to mind when the Caribbean is Continue reading "%s"
Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort announces today that it has become a signatory of the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). Owner/CEO Ewald Biemans was invited to join global hospitality leaders and Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in signing the Declaration Continue reading "%s"
More than 100 political world leaders, Queen Elizabeth and tens of thousands of negotiators, government representatives, businesses and citizens will be in attendance at COP26 for 12 days of climate discussions and negotiations, deemed the world’s most significant summit to date on climate change. Aruba in the Global Spotlight Being the only hotel certified Carbon Continue reading "%s"
Aruba was one of 180 countries participating in World Cleanup Day on Saturday with more than 60 volunteers led by Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in partnership with Arikok National Park. The leadership of Arikok National Park and Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort invited local educational groups, including the International School of Aruba, the University Continue reading "%s"
True to the name and their promise, the Island(er)s at the Helm project, funded by the Dutch Research Council (NWO) programme Caribbean Research: A Multidisciplinary Approach, is employing CAS and BES islands researchers. Harold Kelly (Aruba), Lysanne Charles (Saba/St. Maarten), and Sharelly Emanuelson (Curaçao/Aruba) will be appointed from the 1st of September 2021 to work Continue reading "%s"
This week, globally recognized business media outlet, Fortune, featured its climate change article series, The Path to Zero, on Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort. The international media outlet held an extensive interview with Owner/CEO Ewald Biemans where writer Kristin Majcher sought his business intelligence in meticulously creating a responsible travel experience. The article, “How eco-travelers Continue reading "%s"
For the third straight year, guests worldwide have once again crowned Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort as one of the Top 10 Hotels for Romance in the World according to Tripadvisor. The world’s largest travel review site unveiled its Best of the Best Traveler’s Choice Awards 2021 this week. With 98% of its Tripadvisor reviews Continue reading "%s"
The return to travel is underway with sage advice from the world’s trusted hospitality experts at the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit 2021. Ewald Biemans, owner and CEO of Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in Eagle Beach, Aruba, spoke on the mainstage session yesterday as a panelist. The World Travel & Tourism Council Continue reading "%s"
Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is the proud host of the German delegation of engineers, architects, and other experts on sustainability solutions who were in Aruba to present at the German Green Technology Conference 2021, Smart Buildings for Sustainable Caribbean Islands. Distinguished speakers and experts gathered on the island on March 24th to discuss the Continue reading "%s"
On January 7th Minister van Engelshoven of Education, Culture and Science of The Netherlands announced that the project Island(er)s at the Helm: Co-creating sustainable and inclusive solutions for social adaptation to climate challenges in the (Dutch) Caribbean is one of two projects awarded with funding from the NWO Caribbean Research programme. The Island(er)s at the Continue reading "%s"