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More than Ten Years without Single Use Plastics and Counting…

It’s mid-2019 and there’s no denying that the movement against single-use plastics is well underway. We’re excited that it’s finally taken off and thank our friend Susan Goldberg, Chief Editor at National Geographic, and her team for their report on plastic last year. It really seems like the concept caught on. Now a hot topic,

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Green Season in Costa Rica: A Month-by-Month Guide

Green Season, or May through November, is an enchanting time of year to visit Costa Rica.  The rains return after months of bone dry weather and the country springs back to life showing off every shade of green.  But these seven months aren’t the same from start to finish – each is a little different

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Andrea
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Meet the Women of The Cayuga Collection

At the Cayuga Collection, we’ve never really talked “gender equality”. That’s because we’ve never really had to.  Since day one it’s been a no-brainer for us to build a balanced team, a team of exceptional, inspired men and women. Over the last fifteen years, we’ve grown from two co-founders to a wider Cayuga family of

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How A sustainability Award made us “virtuoso”
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How A sustainability Award made us “virtuoso”

Last year, the Cayuga Collection was honored to have Kurà accepted into Virtuoso as one of their preferred hotel partners in Costa Rica. What is Virtuoso? It’s the leading global network of travel agencies specializing in luxury and experiential travel, with a membership of more than 20,000 advisors. By being part of Virtuoso, Kurà is

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Sean Barret
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The Three “C” OF SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD

A couple of years ago I found myself in a lively and invigorating conversation about sustainable seafood with two old friends as we were seated around a square wooden table covered with clam shells in the basement of Grand Central Station in New York City. It was springtime and we were having dinner at The

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Are Executives of Oil & Drilling Companies Welcome
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Are Executives of Oil & Drilling Companies Welcome at our Hotels?

ASomebody recently suggested that we should do background checks on our guests to make sure that they are aligned with our values in terms of environmental conservation and community development.  It’s an interesting thought, that’s for sure, and one that’s probably crossed the minds of many companies that have an environmental focus. One of those

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