In this two hour window, participants will brainstorm the best practices for creating the ideal eco-resort experience given the protected area´s natural surroundings.
Things to consider include:
Types of buildings - using indigenous/recycled materials, bringing in prefab.
Plumbing – the gold standard for sustainability.
Cuisine – locavore meets eco-tourism, exploring ways in which cooking with local ingredients can protect bio-diversity and improve food security.
Energy sources – wind, solar, others…
Local flavor - engaging local stakeholders to enrich the tourist experience and stimulate the local economy.