Travelmole highlights “sustainable tourism delights” in the Caribbean

As the 2012 Sustainable Tourism Awards approach (nominations close Janauary 31), TravelMole is highlighting a variety of sustainable tourism best practice cases from around the Caribbean. Here’s the list:

A fishing community [Bluefields Bay] on Jamaica’s South Coast taking action to regenerate its nearby marine environment

Developing agrotourism in the Caribbean. Key elements include farm-based tourism, community tourism, agro-heritage tourism, agro-trade, culinary tourism and health and wellness tourism

Saint Lucia recently unveiled a new state-of-the-art visitor attraction at La Place Carenage in the Castries harbor<

Guyana will be the proud host of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s 13th Annual Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development (STC-13) from 15-18 April, 2012

St. Eustatius, also known as Statia, is a virtual undiscovered ‘gold mine’ for sustainable tourism in the Caribbean

Spice Basket is Grenada’s newest and most talked about attraction—providing a cultural experience for both visitors and locals alike

• Two Community Tourism leaders who lead active organizations have teamed up to offer visitors a novel, experiential educational vacation in Jamaica ‘Home of Community Tourism’

• A Bahamian hotelier believes investing in environmental protection and management is integral to conserving the Caribbean’s fragile habitat.

• Partnership aims to ensure hoteliers receive the relevant tools required to implement a waste minimisation and recycling programme in their hotel

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