From the World Travel Mart in London
Best in a Marine Environment sponsored by Royal Caribbean
Winner: Ecoventura, Ecuador
For contributing scholarships for education, and developing micro-business for local women, converting a fishing boat into a restaurant and boutique providing alternative livelihoods for the wives of fishermen. Ecoventura was also among the first cruise operators to be independently environmentally audited.
Congratulations Ecoventura! Ecoventura is constantly pushing the envelope of sustainable tourism in the Galapagos Islands, and we applaud them for their efforts.