Olarro Lodge has been awarded a 'Gold Eco Rating 2015' by Eco Tourism Kenya.
Eco Tourism Kenya is a Sustainable Tourism Certification program that aims to promote responsible tourism in Kenya, and focuses on recognizing the best practices in environmental conservation, responsible use of resources and Socio Economix investment among tourism accommodation facilities.
The lodge attained remarkable total aggregate slightly missing the coveted Gold Level certification (by 3%). The Eco-rating evaluation committee was impressed by the achievement noting it was a first attempt application. The committee unanimously agreed that Olarro Lodge should re-apply for Gold level certification after six months.
Ecotourism Kenya is a private sector association that is at the forefront in championing responsible and sustainable tourism practices. The overall goal of the organization is to promote tourism practices that will conserve and enhance the natural and cultural environments of the areas in which its members operate.