“Our priority is the traveller, the most important person to the travel industry. Our goals are to grow a global community who believe that travellers have a responsibility to be a Force for Good and to change attitudes and behaviour - starting with the hospitality sector - no greenwashing allowed.”
“A large part of my role is ensuring that our natural surroundings and communities benefit as much from our presence as we do from theirs. An international company like ours really has the ability to make meaningful contributions in a developing island nation like the Maldives: socially, culturally, environmentally and economically.”
“We are not in trouble, we are in transition."
“We are witnessing the onset of a new era of consciousness and wellbeing. The force of evolution is always surprising, but humanity evolves in line with the challenges it faces. Without common beliefs, togetherness and collaboration, global sustainability cannot be realised.”
“I’ve been on a long journey from patient to practitioner, during which I’ve learned two important lessons. That Chinese medicine often really does have the answer. And that good health starts with yang sheng, or self-care. My aim is to make Chinese medicine achievable and accessible. And as habitual as brushing your teeth.”
“Euphoria Retreat represents my personal journey of transformation and is a vision which has been a lifetime in the making. What I believe is happening now is that we are learning that we need to heal ourselves in order to heal our world."
“We want to bring meaning to what we do – but be smart about it. This is the decade that matters.”
“We believe that better is possible. We can provide food that’s made from scratch, made with love and that everyone would want to eat. If you wouldn’t want to eat it, why would you serve it to a child?”
“Human society has reached a tipping point, and it’s time for all of us to take a good look in the mirror. We must accept the fact that infinite growth on a finite planet is not an option; less is definitely more…. As a result of Covid-19, the travel industry will be impacted for months and years to come, which means responsible, conscious and sustainable travel will be the new norm. “
"We have to balance what we do for the communities, because if they're not going to benefit from the gorillas from the forest, they have no reason to support it."
“Our great vision is to drive biodiversity corridors to try and put together a 3-million acre footprint which has Samara at its core."
“If we want a new civilization, a new paradigm, a new economy where humans and nature can live in harmony with each other, then we have to start with creating a new kind of education.”