Taking Ecotourism To The Next Level
Soel Yachts And Naval DC Introduce The Soelcat 12 – A Solar Electric Vessel That Makes Ecotourism TRULY Sustainable
Ecotourism has been identified to have one of the highest annual growth rates in the industry, according to the World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) study on ecotourism. One of the qualifying criteria on ecotourism, defined by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) for hotels and tour operators, is to reduce transport related greenhouse gas emissions and to use renewable energy sources where possible.
However, little to none efforts have been seen put into practice when it comes to water based passenger transport due to the lack of better alternatives.
Soel Yachts and Naval DC are proud to introduce the SoelCat 12, an autonomous solar electric catamaran for coastal water, lagoon and inter-island transportation.
The SoelCat 12 was developed for the fast growing ecotourism market: “It is great to see a lot of green initiatives at resorts these days, however, water bound transport always seems to be neglected”, said Joep Koster, designer and naval architect at Soel Yachts.
“The SoelCat 12 offers a 100% sustainable alternative to …read more
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