Sukau Rainforest Lodge (SRL) celebrates another feat by claiming the ‘Excellence in Hotel Services Category - Nature Lodge in the Sabah Tourism Awards 2013 on 16 November 2013. The biennial Sabah Tourism Awards is the top accolade for tourism and hospitality industry in the state of Sabah, Malaysia of which, 35 outstanding organizations and individuals were given special recognition.
Opened in 1995 by Albert Teo, SRL is a beacon for aspiring conservationists and ecolodge operators around the world. The lodge’s latest achievement is essentially attributed to its commitment to sustainable tourism development principle of triple bottom line- economic, social, and environment. Such principle includes application of ‘Green Policy in daily operation for instance, utilising rainwater and solar hot water heating, which makes SRL completely self sufficient in water and power supply. Electric motors are used for river safari tours to wildlife areas to minimise air and noise pollution hence, reducing impact to the wildlife. Read their Green Policy (http://www.sukau.com/green-policies.php)