One of ACE incubator’s alumni, Aleksandra (or Ally) Dragozet, founder of Sea Going Green was recently named as one of Forbes 2019 30 under 30 in the European edition of the magazine. Sea Going Green is a consultancy firm that provides the tourist industry with transition strategies to sustainably manage natural ecosystems while maintaining financial streams at the same time. Ally, a marine biologist and UvA alum, turned entrepreneur in 2017 once she participated in the ACE Ready to Start incubation program.
“Aleksandra Dragozet (26) is de oprichter van de groene consultancyfirma Sea Going Green. Ze consulteert toerismebedrijven wereldwijd over hoe zij hun business groener kunnen maken. Ze studeerde in zowel Toronto, Singapore als Amsterdam en haalde haar master in marine biologie. Afgelopen jaar was Sea Going Green op Sint Maarten voor de zogeheten Build Back Better-missie. Hierbij hielpen startups bij de opbouw van het door een horrorstorm geteisterde eiland.”Read More
Startup Valley sat down with Ally Dragozet from Sea Going Green to hear more about her experience as a social-entrepreneur and how she was able to transform her passion for tourism and the marine environment into a business!Read More
Meet Ally, Sea Going Green's Founder: https://www.seagoinggreen.org
The Importance of Sustainable Tourism?
I have two quotes that describe the importance of sustainable tourism in my opinion which are “ The future will either be green or not at all - Bob Brown”, and one that we always say which is that a destination ultimately loses its profitability when it loses its beauty.
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After returning from a trade mission to St Martin, Aleksandra Dragozet, CEO of Sea Going Green, shares her vision of how the storm-ravaged island can be restored to paradise status and benefit from sustainable tourism.Read More
Sea Going Green is a Dutch environmental consulting company that supports tourism organizations in achieving sustainable business models through the sustainable use of the natural environment where they operate. In doing so, the company contributes to reducing the impact of tourism on the marine habitat and, as a consequence, also helps to improve social-environmental conditions for the communities that live and depend on these areas. Located in Amsterdam, Sea Going Green currently develops projects in the Dutch Caribbean, Mediterranean area and South East Asia.Read More
How big an impact does tourism have on the oceans? And what can be done to make tourism sustainable? Ally Dragozet from consultancy company Sea Going Green answers all of our questions on how we can be all touristy but at the same time good and respectful for the environment and planet.Read More