The upcoming Fari Islands won the prestigious Travel + Leisure Global Vision Award. The integrated destination was recognized for ‘setting a new standard in the industry’ with its sustainability efforts.
Travel + Leisure’s Global Vision Awards strives to recognise and acknowledge companies, individuals, destinations, and organizations taking strides to develop more sustainable and responsible travel products, practices, and experiences.
The Ritz-Carlton deploys eco-friendly prefab construction and an expansive solar panels setup; the Patina has an organic permaculture garden and an onsite water-bottling plant; and the Capella will employ a “culturist” who weaves local heritage into the resort experience. But what makes this development unusual is the fourth island, called Fari Campus, which will be dedicated entirely to resort staff.Travel + Leisure described the Fari Islands.
Not only the winners of the Global Vision Award demonstrate thought leadership and creative problem-solving, they are also taking actionable, quantifiable steps to protect communities and environments around the world. Furthermore, the honourees inspire their industry colleagues and travelers to do their part.
About Fari Islands
The upcoming Fari Islands presents three world-class hospitality brands to the Maldives. These three luxury hotels will be operated by Capella Hotels & Resorts, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, and Patina Hotels & Resorts. Additionally, the archipelago also offers a picturesque Fari Marina, a vibrant Fari Beach Club, charming boutiques, and a selection of handpicked, upscale food and beverage options.
According to Pontiac Land (the developer of the Fari Islands), spaces at the integrated destination are masterfully designed by renowned architects from Studio Mk27 (by Marcio Kogan), Kengo Kuma & Associates, and Kerry Hill Architects. So, these spaces bring a delicate balance of serene and social.
The thoughtfully crafted Fari Village is a dedicated island for staff. Likewise, This island focuses on community, education, and engagement. Moreover, the Fari Village will be a first-of-its-kind in the Maldives.
Feature image by Capella Maldives