Kuramathi expands trophy list with new TUI Umwelt Champion Award 2015

“Another benchmark for Kuramathi gained after the perseverance of our team members striving towards gold, in every possible opportunity. Congratulations, and a new stepping stone for us to refine our standards in the future” says Abdul Latheef, General Manager of Kuramathi in light of the glorious triumph of its newest award that racks up the trophy list.

This is the third win for the prestigious TUI Umwelt Champion Award, and Kuramathi stands proud for the remarkable achievement. Having won the first award in 2013, this year’s victory was secured after successfully meeting the strict criteria of the renowned travel agency TUI’s sustainable tourism practices. It is an auspicious moment to reflect the importance of adhering to the stringent environmental friendly practices integrated in the resort operations.

Kuramathi Island Resort
Kuramathi Island Resort

Kuramathi is an island that is devoted to introducing and maintaining eco-friendly practices throughout its operations. The efforts are led by the environment committee which includes members from all departments who collectively provide ideas to be implemented into the resort operations. To name a few concepts that have been put into practice; establishment of the Eco Centre which does interesting presentations on marine life, showcases several marine and terrestrial specimens including a skeleton on a sperm whale, educating guests on the correct snorkelling etiquette, regular island and reef clean-ups, educating team members on important eco-concepts such as conservation and recycling, and celebrating environment related events and occasions throughout the year with participation from guests and team members. All these are some initiatives of Kuramathi that have also helped gain the status of Travelife gold, attained in the year 2013.