Staying at our Italian Riviera hotel has a direct benefit on our area and its population. Local farmers, families running small restaurants, independent crafters and artists and young, talented people increase their job opportunities thanks to our guests.
Places otherwise known only to local insiders become popular and this benefits all the people living there. All this is managed with the utmost care to safeguard the local environment.
Our environmentally conscious approach applies to everything. To start with we only purchase organic food from growers and people in order to support sustainable practices. Food leftovers are used to feed our chickens and rabbits. We compost all our organic wastes to produce humus and manure which we re-use. Waste water is re-used as much as possible and subsequently dissipated in the ground according to environment-friendly techniques that contribute to the preservation of precious drinking water.
We strive to increase local employment opportunities by:
- Encouraging the spread of sustainable tourism throughout the region. This includes supporting existing organizations, mainly co-operatives of young, talented people that wouldn't otherwise find work in an area which has few industries.
- Using local food and wine which we by directly from producers. We encourage our guests to eat at local trattories and can recommend visits to wineries and oil mills.
- Encouraging young local people to take up their abandoned plots of land in order make a living from agriculture. This also revitalises local villages, preventing them from decay.
- Arousing new interest about old and new crafts which use local raw materials and ancient techniques. The aim is to provide a large number of new jobs to the young people who are presently forced to find work elsewhere.
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