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hereGroot Constantia, a sense of place

Groot Constantia, a sense of place

Wine aficionados talk of terroir, a French term that simply means ‘a sense of place’. I am on the other end of a Zoom meeting with Floricius Beukes, the Viticulturist of Groot Constantia, to discover Groot Constantia’s ‘sense of place’ but in my mind, I find myself walking through vineyards, beneath ancient oak trees and […]

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hereZeavola Resort – sustainable barefoot luxury

Filed in Asia, Destination World, Thailand by on October 3, 2020
Zeavola Resort – sustainable barefoot luxury

Despite the rough sea and potential rain, the transfer on Zeavola Resort’s private speed boat from Phuket to Phi Phi Island was a breeze – thanks to our skilled skipper. But regardless of the conditions, I think with my level of excitement to finally be visiting one of Thailand’s best barefoot luxury sustainable resorts, I […]

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hereZeavola Resort green initiatives

Zeavola Resort green initiatives

During our visit to the barefoot luxury Zeavola Resort, the General Manager, Florian Hallerman had promised us a ‘behind the scenes’ tour to show us Zeavola’s green, environmental initiatives in action. Florian’s passion and determination is immediately evident as he talks about their ‘responsible co-existence’.  “It’s all about ensuring a safe and natural environment for […]

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hereAttitude Hotels leaves positive footprint on Mauritius

Filed in Beaches, Destination Africa, Environment, Mauritius, News by on January 5, 2020
Attitude Hotels leaves positive footprint on Mauritius

Attitude Hotels calls for a collective movement and commitment for a tourism that leaves a positive footprint on Mauritius. Invited tourism industry and media were able to experience firsthand the incredible commitment made by Attitude Hotels to operating sustainably at the opening of the newly renovated Lagoon Attitude on the shores of the beautiful Anse […]

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hereConstance Ephelia Resort, Seychelles – we chat about Sustainability

Constance Ephelia Resort, Seychelles – we chat about Sustainability

Constance Ephelia – Having rained overnight, the paths were wet and water droplets glistened on the vegetation – the birdsong a delightful chorus in the early morning. Mist draped the surrounding mountains of the Morne Seychelles National Park, the sea reflecting the grey of the clouds hanging low on the horizon. None of this detracted […]

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