Sunday, April 22, 2007

Sustainable Tourism

Earth Day is just one day each year. What happens the other 364? What happens when you travel?

The Rainforest Alliance is a group that works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. Including travel.

They've spearheaded an innovative Sustainable Tourism Certification Network of the Americas to foster best practices in the world's largest industry, which just happens to be tourism. Here's where to find the most environmentally smart and sensitive destinations south of the border.