Grupo Puntacana Foundation participated in the world premiere of the film "Caribbean 'Green' Travel: Your Choices Make a Difference" by the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST).
Grupo Puntacana Foundation represented by the Vice-president Jake Kheel was invited as a panelists to speak about sustainable tourism in the world premiere of “Caribbean ‘Green’ Travel: Your Choices Make a Difference" held in Washington D.C.
This documentary focuses on the Caribbean -- the most tourism dependent region in the world -- which is typified by large-scale cruise ship and all-inclusive beach resort tourism. This film portrays a different type of Caribbean tourism – innovative, ‘green’ alternatives that protect and sustain the environment and respect and benefit local communities. The 45 minute film showcases a variety of responsible tourism businesses on four islands: Jamaica, Aruba, Grenada, and the Dominican Republic.
To see this excellent film that features environmental programs by different resorts in the Caribbean, including Puntacana Resort & Club, you can reach out the CREST website. They have copies available in English or with Spanish subtitles ($8.98) and as DVDs ($15+shipping,). For more information click in the following link: http://www.responsibletravel.org/whatWeDo/films.php
It was an enriching opportunity for many to learn about sustainable tourism alternatives and many thanks to the World Bank and the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) for the opportunity.
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