Casuarina Beach Club has reached the finals of the prestigious World Legacy Awards sponsored by National Geographic Magazine and Conservation International.
The Hotel, which was assessed by an independent judge earlier this month, also hosted the award winning video director and photojournalist, Haroldo Castro (Vice President, International Communications Department, Conservation International ) and his assistant Sterling Zumbrunn, for three days to produce a video of Casuarina and Barbados. This will be shown at the award ceremony on June 8th at the National Geographic Headquarters in Washington D.C.
Casuarina has won several awards for it’s environmental endeavours and is only one of two hotel in the Caribbean Hotel Association, Green Hall of Fame.
The Hotel also won the Caribbean Tourism Organization “Sustainable Tourism Award” in 2003. Casuarina was also awarded the Minister of Tourism award for “The Most Socially Responsible Tourism Organization” in 2003, as well as the BHTA’s best “A” class hotel.
Casuarina will be represented at the award ceremony to held at the National Geographic Society Headquarters in Washington D.C. on June 8th by Loreto Duffy-Mayers, Environmental Manager, Casuarina, and John Cole, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Casuarina.