New Ap­point­ment For Karolin Trou­bet­zkoy

The Star (St. Lucia) - - LOCAL -

Prom­i­nent Caribbean hote­lier Karolin Trou­bet­zkoy has been ap­pointed Chair­man of the Caribbean Al­liance for Sus­tain­able Tourism (CAST).

The ap­point­ment is the lat­est Caribbean tourism sec­tor lead­er­ship role for the St. Lu­cia hote­lier who serves as Ex­ec­u­tive Direc­tor of the sto­ried Jade Moun­tain and Anse Chas­tanet re­sorts in Soufrière, Saint Lu­cia.

"It is with great honor that I ac­cept this role of pro­mot­ing re­spon­si­ble en­vi­ron­men­tal and so­cial man­age­ment within the re­gion's ho­tel and tourism sec­tor," said Trou­bet­zkoy who will work along­side the re­cently ap­pointed CAST Tech­ni­cal Direc­tor, De­naye Hinds, the Sus­tain­abil­ity Direc­tor for OBMI - a lead­ing Caribbean-based ar­chi­tec­tural and mas­ter­plan­ning firm.

Mrs. Trou­bet­zkoy, who also serves as Pres­i­dent of the St. Lu­cia Ho­tel and Tourism As­so­ci­a­tion as well as First Vice Pres­i­dent of the Caribbean Ho­tel and Tourism As­so­ci­a­tion, paid trib­ute to the nu­mer­ous sus­tain­able tourism pi­o­neers who laid the foun­da­tion of CAST.

Trou­bet­zkoy, whose re­sorts ad­here to strict en­vi­ron­men­tal stan­dards, hopes to pro­vide guid­ance and ex­per­tise in best en­vi­ron­men­tal and sus­tain­able devel­op­ment prac­tices for the re­gion, in­clud­ing wa­ter and en­ergy man­age­ment as well as the im­por­tance of "re­duc­ing, reusing and re­cy­cling."

She stated that an im­me­di­ate goal is to in­crease the on­line visibility of CAST, in­clud­ing its past ac­com­plish­ments and plans for the fu­ture.

CAST was es­tab­lished by mem­bers of the Caribbean Ho­tel As­so­ci­a­tion in 1997.

Karolin Trou­bet­zkoy, new chair­man of the Caribbean

Al­liance for Sus­tain­able Tourism (CAST).

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