Top Travel Trend #3: Slo-Mo is the new #FOMO

It is the time of the year when 2020 Tourism and Hospitality Trends are published.  What is the new hot thing next year?  Here is one that caught our eye.  Booking.com predicts these Top Travel Trends.  Read more here.  Trend #3 in this article is about “taking it slow”.  While FOMO – the Fear of […]

A Hospitality Concept that might Just be ahead of its Time

Earlier this year, we added the Kinkara Luxury Glamping Retreat to the Cayuga Collection of Sustainable Luxury Hotels and Lodges. This lodging concept of staying in Lotus Belle tents is very different from the experience of staying at the other Cayuga Hotels in Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua. The recent additions to the Collection – […]

Undertourism – This Destination needs your Attention

National Geographic recently published an article about the “destinations that want your attention” vs. the many other destinations that are swamped and suffering from over-tourism. Last year saw a number of destinations finally put the brakes on over-tourism.  Venice announced payments for entry, Bruges cut the number of cruise ships and Paris declared intentions to […]

How we do Hospitality in this World gone Crazy

slo-mo hammock on Costa Rica beach Latitude 10 Resort by Cayuga Sustainable Hospitality

“What is going on? Where are the advance bookings? What can we expect for the coming business year? What should we do?” These are all questions we get asked by our hotel owners, managers and staff members. And we’ve been receiving them increasingly more over the past few months.  The business climate during the second […]

Sophisticated, sexy and sustainable? Not all hotels are made equal

There aren’t many hotels out there that could call themselves sophisticated, sexy and sustainable. Sure, there are hotels and resorts that might qualify under one or maybe two of those categories, but Kurà in Uvita, Costa Rica hits them all. So for anyone who thinks that “sustainable” has to mean “rustic” – and invariably unsexy – allow […]

How about Surfing Lessons for your kids?

Wondering how to get your son or daughter off the electronic device? How about a surfing lesson? Not only does it create a great connection with nature and the ocean, but it also helps the improvement of local communities in the tropics. Here is how it works. Surfing is cool. Surf culture is cool. Most […]

Magical Places don’t have Direct Flights from Major Cities

We spent last week visiting the top luxury travel agents in the US, telling them all about our Cayuga Collection hotels and lodges in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama. The feedback we received from them about their clients’ stays with us was overwhelmingly positive, but what continues to surprise us is how many agents still […]

Costa Rica in a Day? Go Coast to Coast the Cayuga Way

What if you could experience the essence of Costa Rica in a day? Just think, how memorable would it be to soak up two different cultures across two different coasts in the space of 12 hours? You could catch a sunrise on the golden shores of the Caribbean Sea. Spend a morning peddling along the […]