We speak with the luxury hoteliers doing good and inspiring change and the visionaries who inspired the ‘bouteco’ movement.
The Pig, United Kingdom
Forty years of experience and accolades galore — Robin Hutson is one of the UK’s most respected hoteliers. After Chewton Glen Hotel he launched the affordable-luxury Hotel du Vin chainette, and established as an industry changemaker he went on to create Home Grown Hotels.
Soneva, Thailand & Maldives
Harmonising luxury hospitality with social and environmental stewardship under the guiding principle of ‘intelligent luxury,' eco-luxe resort brand Soneva is the brainchild of Sonu and his wife, Eva.
Nikoi and Cempedak, Indonesia
The founder of these private-island resorts, in the South China Sea, is using education to improve local lives and provide their Indonesian community with a better understanding of the environment.
Kasbah du Toubkal, Morocco
Dedicated to developing a unique Berber and British partnership introducing visitors to Morocco's authentic mountain life through a business which benefits local villagers.
ECO WARRIORS WE LOVE
BOUTECO HEROES HAIL FROM FASHION, ECOLOGY, ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING AND BEYOND
Based in London, but often travelling the world
2010 saw the explorer and eco-activist, along with a crew of fellow adventurers, sail a boat made out of recycled plastic bottles across 8,000 miles of the Pacific Ocean.