Located just outside the historic centre of Ponta Delgada, Quinta do Bom Despacho is the home of sustainable holidays and events in the Azorean capital. Quinta do Bom Despacho has demonstrated its commitment to sustainable development by achieving one of the highest Green Growth 2050 Certification scores in their recent onsite audit.
Wayne McKinnon, CEO of Green Growth 2050, said “We are excited to have Quinta do Bom Despacho as our first GOLD Certified Hotel & Event property in The Azores; one of the world’s most sustainable tourism destinations.”
“Quinta do Bom Despacho is a showcase for lived responsible action” said Wayne. “Firstly, sustainability is a conviction for both Joana and Jaime and their team – there is no need to explain nor convince them. Both their drive and no-compromise attitude underpin the credibility for what they do. What is particularly inspiring is their drive to spread the word and get others to buy-into sustainable action. Already several of the volunteers that have worked with them have taken up sustainability careers and studies, clearly inspired by what is being done and lived at Quinta do Bom Despacho”Read more