Ewald Biemans developed the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, which opened in October of 1987. an industry leader in eco-friendly practices, Bucuti & Tara holds the most eco-certifications in the Caribbean such as Certified Carbon Neutral, LEED Gold, Green Globe Platinum.
Born in Austria, Biemans began his hospitality career with Hilton and Intercontinental in South America prior to earning his Bachelor of Science in International Business at Florida State University. Biemans is a long-serving board member of the Aruba Hotel and Tourism Association (AHATA) and is a forward thinker, constantly researching, embracing and welcoming new technologies to aid in implementing solutions. Biemans has been honored on numerous occasions both locally and internationally for his environmental preservation work including the most recent Sustainability Award the Global United Nations 2020 Climate Neutral Now Award.
The Dutch Caribbean Cooperation of Airports (DCCA) is organizing the 1stInternational Sustainable Air Transportation event called “A Flight To The Future” in Aruba in November 2022. A one-week event filled with presentations, panel discussion, masterclasses and test flight demonstrations with the Pipistrel Velis Electro, the first certified electric aircraft, all with the purpose of sharing knowledge, creating dialogue on the future of aviation and on interisland connectivity in the Dutch Caribbean.