Cancellations in Times of Covid-19: Why don’t you just give me my money back?

The month of March 2020 will be remembered as the month that the world stopped traveling.  Borders closed, airlines grounded their planes, cruise ships docked and the tourism industry imploded. Every day brought a new change or rule, enacted for the greater human good but with devastating effects on the global economy, particularly for the fields […]

Let’s Recycle as little as possible!

We try to recycle as little as possible. Especially plastic. Because if you are forced to recycle, you did something wrong in the first place. It is our last resource. Here is why. We REFUSE excessive packaging. We have not used plastic bottles for water for over ten years at our hotels, resorts, and lodges. […]

Fresh Local Sustainable Seafood – Dock to Dish at the Cayuga Hotels

We love food at the Cayuga Collection. And we understand how important a great culinary experience is to the guests at our hotels, resorts and lodges in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama. We only employ local chefs, use the freshest ingredients provided by suppliers within a range of about 150 miles and focus on local […]

Handprint vs. Footprint – How to travel in a sustainable way?

This is a Guest Blog written by Carolin Seiferth. A student at the Hochschule Stralsund in Germany. She will finish a 6-month internship at Senda Monteverde, a Cayuga Collection Hotel next month. When I told my friends last year that I would like to put a heavy emphasis on sustainability in tourism during my internship […]

Wildfires, Climate Change & Conservation

Experience

Wildfires seem to be one of the natural disasters that make people around the world realize that there is a link between humans burning fossil fuels and climate change.  We are watching the recent coverage of wildfires from Australia and our heart goes out to everybody that is suffering from there impact Down Under.  It […]