Frégate Island Private honoured by Condé Nast Traveler (US) as a finalist in magazine's 2008 world savers awards
Condé Nast Traveler (US) has named Frégate Island Private a finalist in the magazine’s 2008 World Savers Awards. Frégate Island Private is one of 38 companies worldwide selected as a leader in social responsibility in the magazine’s September issue, on newsstands from August 19, 2008.
17 judges reviewed 142 applications and rated how applicants exercise social responsibility in five key areas: poverty alleviation, cultural and/or environmental preservation, education, wildlife conservation, and health. 38 finalists were named, and the final winners were determined by compiling the judges’ overall rankings.
The finalists was recognised at the World Savers Awards ceremony on September 23rd, at the second annual Condé Nast Traveler World Savers Congress in New York City.
“These finalists are prime examples of how the world’s hotels, airlines, cruise lines and tour operators can inspire their peers to improve our world,” said deputy editor for special projects Dorinda Elliott. “The efforts by these World Savers, from building schools and furnishing much-needed medical supplies to restocking wildlife reserves and dispensing micro-loans, are models for the entire travel industry.”
“We are honoured to be recognised by Condé Nast Traveler for the work we do,” said chairman Marc Aeberhard. “It is our determined commitment to share the results of our experiences - the hits and the misses that we encounter on a daily basis - with the rest of the world, so that the results of our work may be a contribution to a better future for our planet.”
The original luxury eco-hideaway, Frégate Island Private is located in the Seychelles, in the midst of the Indian Ocean. Exemplary preservation, protection and nurturing of the island’s unique natural environment, and the utmost in exclusivity for guests, are the central principles at Frégate; abundant fresh produce from the island’s plantations forms the basis of the culinary and spa concepts; while a resident ecologist coordinates ongoing work towards the seamless integration of resort operations into the conservation and protection of the island’s natural ‘Garden of Eden’ environment.
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