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The 1st place as the best sustainable destination was awarded to the Galapagos Islands


The Galapagos Islands were recognized as the best sustainable destination in America at the Green Destinations Gala, an initiative that rewards innovation and good practices in tourism management of destinations. The award ceremony was held in the framework of the ITB Berlin 2019 fair, on March 6 in Germany.

12 international organizations analyzed and monitored all elements related to sustainability, tourism experience aimed at nature, always encouraging their protection, among other aspects. The Galapagos Islands stood out among these analyzes and ranked first in the “Best of the Americas” category of the most environmentally friendly destinations.

Rosi Prado de Holguín, Minister of Tourism, received the recognition that locates the Enchanted Islands among the best references of ecological tourism worldwide. “We are committed to maintaining actions related to tourism under strict parameters of sustainability, ensuring the conservation of nature, the satisfaction of tourists and the welfare of the population,” he said during the award ceremony.

The Top 100 of the best sustainable destinations in the world, are full of stories highlighting the quality of destinations, sustainability and attractiveness in tourism. The current edition of the event was organized by ITB Berlin, Green Destinations, TravelMole, Travelife and ten other organizations that qualify and reward efforts to destinations that develop an eco-tourism.

The Galapagos islands

These islands were formed by volcanic material inhabited by unique species in the world. Blue-footed boobies, giant tortoises and marine iguanas are some of the endemic animals of the Galapagos Islands. There are several ways to explore the wonderful Enchanted Islands through tours or expeditions. If you are looking for a unique experience in the enchanted islands, get more information about galapagos tours by clicking on the following link (Click here).

In order to cause the least possible impact on the environment, measures have been implemented which include: the responsible use of disposable plastics in each of the tours, the use of renewable energies and the reduction of fossil fuel use.

The Enchanted Islands impress the whole world once again, showing that it is a conservation destination, where harmonious coexistence between nature and man is possible. This destination offers its visitors a unique and direct connection to biodiversity, the opportunity to commit to their care and protection.

Casa Natura Galapagos Lodge aims to contribute to the conservation of species and natural areas on the islands. For us it is extremely important to raise awareness in our guests about all the efforts that are made to maintain biodiversity and balance in this natural paradise. If you are looking for a hotel in Galapagos that connects you directly with nature, Casa Natura Galápagos Lodge is the place for you! Write to [email protected] to book your stay and tours in the best hotel in Galapagos.