We aim to tread lightly and indeed make a positive contribution to the many destinations where we operate. We are also strongly aware of our responsibility towards natural resources and the environment, especially at locations close to World Heritage Sites.
All our hotels, trains and river cruises run initiatives to support the places and people that surround them. As part of our “Think Global, Act Local” approach we:
Among our many initiatives, the food and beverage operations of the majority of Belmond’s hotels, trains and river cruises are assessed by the UK-based Sustainable Restaurant Association. Belmond is the first global luxury hospitality brand to have undertaken this ongoing third party testing.
Hotel das Cataratas, a Belmond hotel in Brazil’s Iguassu National Park supports an ecology school and a project to protect endangered jaguars and pumas.
Road to Mandalay, a Belmond boat in Myanmar, has helped to build and run more than 20 schools and clinics along their routes thanks to the generous contributions of both staff and guests.
Palacio Nazarenas and Monasterio in Cusco, Peru, work with local farmers to source unusual ingredients for its kitchens at fair trade prices. Dairy products and flowers come from an organic farm nearby.
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