CREST Honorary Advisory Board

The CREST Honorary Advisory Board is comprised of distinguished leaders and influencers in the field of responsible tourism. The knowledge, insights, and opinions of these individuals provide valuable aid in advancing CREST's mission and activities. The Honorary Advisory Board complements CREST's Board of Directors.

Elizabeth Becker

Author and former New York Times correspondent

Ewald Biemans

Owner and CEO, Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts, Aruba

Chris Blackwell

Founder, Island Outpost Hotels and Island Records, Jamaica

Dorinda Elliott

Editorial and Communications Director, Paulson Institute and former Condé Nast Traveler editor

Susie Ellis

Chairman & CEO, Global Wellness Institute

Jake Kheel

Environmental Director, Puntacana Resort & Club

Dennis Pinto

Managing Director, Micato Safaris

Sonu Shivdasani

Chairman and CEO, Soneva Group; Founder, Six Senses

Jonathan B. Tourtellot

Founder, National Geographic Center for Sustainable Destinations (CSD)

Kathy Van Ness

General Manager/COO, Golden Door Resort