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Understanding the Isla Palenque Experience

Cayuga Collection’s Isla Palenque Resort in the Golfo de Chiriqui in Panama has been open to guests for a month now.  Early bookings have exceeded our expectations and our guests are leaving the island fascinated with the experience on the island. We have launched our new website a few weeks ago and we are getting a lot of

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Health is the new Wealth – A Global Megatrend Shaping the Consumer Market

At Cayuga, we believe in healthy lifestyles and a stay at one of our sustainable luxury hotels and lodges in Central American can boost our guest’s health in many different ways.  Here is how… According to Euromonitor International, an important market research firm based in the UK, healthy living is a very important megatrend shaping

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Measuring the Success of Tourism – It’s not All in the Numbers

“Tourism acts like fire.  If used right, it can change the world for the better.  But if it gets out of control, its powers can be highly destructive.”  Those are the wise words of Costas Christ, one of the world’s most renowned sustainable tourism consultants, shared in a meeting at National Geographic last month.  His comments come at

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What is the Weather Forecast for the rainy season in Costa Rica?

If you live in a place like London, New York, Chicago, Berlin or Toronto, most likely you are planning your activities and travel around the forecasts of your weather app.  If you live in the tropics, you probably learned quickly, that a weather app for a place like Costa Rica is completely useless.   Here is why…

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We planted 721 Trees:   Anniversary Celebrations – The Cayuga way!

During the month of May, we celebrated the 15th Anniversary of the Cayuga Collection.  We wanted to leave a positive impact and decided that this could best be achieved by planting trees.  It started on May 2nd, the actual anniversary date with the Cayuga corporate team planting 50 trees in the mountains of Escazu, about a one

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Santa Teresa’s Best Fish Tacos:  From Housekeeper to Chef

Meet Lauren Francini Cruz.   She is responsible for the fresh and delicious food that our guests at Latitude 10° Resort in Santa Teresa enjoy every day.  No, she is not a culinary school graduate, nor does she have any formal training in the kitchen, but, she does bring platefuls of passion to her food, and she’s a quick-learning, hard-working

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