Published on : Saturday, March 25, 2017
The Red Frog Beach Island Resort of Panama has recently been Green Globe certified for sustainable practices. Gustavo Him, Administrator of the Panama Tourism Authority (ATP) believes that environmental development is one of the major issues that Panama tourism to focus. The geographical location of the Red Frog Beach Resort has helped it in earning the certification and attracting visitors across the globe who are looking for exceptional ecology for stay.
Oceans Group International is the real-estate marketing firm which took over the project in 2009 for the development and construction of Red Frog Beach Island Resort to provide greater impetus on sustainability. A canopy zipline was created instead of a golf course and dedicated 70 percent of the island property as nature preserve.
The resort was also recognized for reforesting which includes a large section of the island. Isla Bastimentos, ten years ago immensely suffered due to deforestation caused by cattle. Oceans Group International confirms that the island has been nicely reforested and many native animals have returned as a result.
Recently, a 193kw centralized solar power system has been installed by the Red Frog Beach Island Resort, one of the largest island resort solar power plants in the world. This system provides over 332,000 kWh’s per year of sustainable and fresh energy to Bocas Del Toro’s most upscale resort.
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