Social Responsibility Spotlight: Dreams Huatulco

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Here at Dreams, it is important to us that we maintain socially responsible practices at all of our resorts. We would like to highlight Dreams Huatulco Resort & Spa for their recent feature in the Rainforest Alliance’s “Exemplary Practices for Sustainable Tourism” publication.

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What made them stand apart? Well, the resort staff took time out of their busy lives to get involved in their local community of San José Cuajinicuil, a rural town outside of Huatulco that struggles from poverty, unemployment and high school drop-out rates. Here’s what they did to help their neighbors in need:

  • Hospitality Courses: The resort went above-and-beyond, as they offered courses to members of the community that would help them to succeed and make a good living. Courses that were offered included cooking, food service, bar-tending and housekeeping. .
  • “Rolling for Life” Event: This event, which promoted helmet use for bicyclists and motorcyclists, was held by the resort. During the event, Dreams Huatulco staff rode bicycles and motorcycles with helmets, they gave first-aid demonstrations and promoted helmet-use statistics to raise awareness. The resort even provided financial assistance to employees for the purchase of helmets, and they continue to monitor their helmet use on a daily basis.

To learn more about what Dreams Huatulco does to help the environment, visit their Socially Responsible page.

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