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Saving Paradise: The Story of Sukau Rainforest Lodge is the story of the conception, construction and operation of a Borneo ecolodge. Told in the words of lodge founder, Albert Teo, his staff and visitors, it could serve as a handbook for anyone attempting to develop a business with minimal environmental impact; but it is also a colourful travelogue for the region and its unique flora and wildlife including the improbable proboscis monkey and the endangered pygmy elephant. Travelers planning a trip to Southeast Asia will find Saving Paradise great reading and a helpful planning tool. The book will make them aware of the intimate experiences they can expect at an ecolodge while showing how their travel dollars can support conservation while they enjoy the time of their lives!
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Albert Teo is a prominent figure in Borneo's tourism industry. His expertise as an hotelier and a tour operator is reflected in the success of his companies, Borneo EcoTours, Sukau Rainforest Lodge and Borneo Backpackers. Albert's businesses have received many professional accolades, including the prestigious British Airwasy Tourism for Tomorrow award. Carol Patterson is a well-known ecotourism consultant, lecturer, author and seminal leader. She heads Kalahari Management in Calgary, Canada, providing feasibility studies, tourism assessments, and business and marketing plans for nature-based tourism destinations and businesses.Review:
This book is insightful and entertaining. Highly recommended. --Ron Mader, Planeta.com, November 1, 2004
A fascinating story of how persistence and the willingness to work with communities can lead to a genuine ecotourism experience. --Cathy Parsons, GREEN GLOBE 21, December 15, 2004
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