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Marketing Luxury Hotels and Lodges in the Tropics: The best Strategy is… 

What is the secret to successful hotel marketing in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama?  How to make sure that the phones are ringing and that our sustainable luxury hotels and lodges have high occupancies. No, it is not just the work of the public relations company.  Not just the many visits all over North America to Agencies and Tour Operators or the participation in trade

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Trends? Sometimes we prefer to stick to the Cayuga Way.

A few weeks ago, the New York Times published an article  in the TRENDING section of their newspaper under the title: “How Skipping Hotel Housekeeping can help the Environment and your Wallet”.  It explained how certain hotel chains are promoting sustainability by offering food and beverage credits and other perks for guests who forgo housekeeping services. Several readers responded quite

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Where to Go for an “Off the Beaten Path” Authentic Experience this Summer

Getting away from the crowds is a major vacation consideration these days.  In a world where “over-tourism” has become a harsh reality in many beautiful destinations such as Barcelona, Amsterdam, Dubrovnik and even Mount Everest, there is a growing longing among travelers for remote destinations.  More and more people are actively looking for off the beaten path destinations that are away

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Sustainable Luxury Hotels: Why is there no competition for what we do? 

We are a management company for Sustainable Luxury Hotels and Lodges.  We often get asked who our “competition” is.  Who else in the region manages sustainable luxury hotels and lodges?  The answer is: Nobody.  We’ve almost created a “Blue Ocean Strategy” for ourselves without any competition.  Even after operating for nearly 20 years, we still don’t

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