Thanks from Northeastern State

Posted 02-22-10 at 1:17 PM

We received the following note from Erik Terdal, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Biology, Department of Natural Sciences, Northeastern State University:

"Northeastern State University would like to than the management of Blancaneaux Lodge for their kind help in establishing our jaguar research project in the Elijio Panti National Park. Blancaneaux Lodge's Conservation Officer Roni Martinez helped with expertise and logistics and I enjoyed the kind hospitality offered by Anne Wood and her team at the lodge. We're excited by this new conservation partnership and look forward to sharing the data from our camera traps with Blancaneaux Lodge and Dr. Marcella Kelly's on-going lx Jaguar project." Read More

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Turtle Inn's Sunset Spa receives 2009 Silver Sage Award

Posted 01-21-10 at 1:12 PM

The importance of preservation has been learned by many Central and South American nations in recent years, as evidenced by an ever-increasing number of national parks. In this atmosphere of renewal, spas continue to flourish.

Congratulations to the Sunset Spa and it's staff on this well-deserved recognition.

A full listing of the Silver Sage Reader's Choice Award winners is available on the SPA Magazine website.

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Conde Nast Traveler Readers tab Blancaneaux Lodge and Turtle Inn as Top Ten Resorts

Posted 11-04-09 at 12:55 PM

The 2009 Condé Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards have been announced and Blancaneaux Lodge and Turtle Inn were both named among the Top Ten Resorts in Central & South America.

From the Condé Nast website: "The big news is that, undaunted by tough times, our readers are still way out in front, discovering the coolest experiences, electing the top performers for every kind of service—and reaffrming an enduring passion for travel. Look no further for the most stimulating global stimulus package you could hope for.

Every year since 1988, a select sample of Condé Nast Traveler readers have taken the Readers' Choice Survey. In 2009, the questionnaire was available to all readers through a secure Web site. The final tabulations of 25,008 responses were done by Mediamark Research, Inc., of New York City."

For the complete list of winners, and more information visit http://www.concierge.com/tools/travelawards/readerschoice/resorts#centralsouthamerica.

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