Staff, 2022-10-28 02:09:37,
THE eco-tourism activity of turtle-watching has taken TT to the ranks of the top 25 Best of the World destinations for 2023 as named by National Geographic, said a recent statement from Tourism Trinidad Ltd (TTL).
“TT was identified under the family category as ‘one of the most important leather back turtle nesting sites in the world’ and has emerged as a leader on the world stage in the battle to save the leather back turtle population.”
TTL lauded those who had helped this conservation effort.
The statement cited Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell as saying the accolade was a testament to the tireless work of tourism stakeholders and the continued efforts to highlight TT’s natural attributes.
“The ministry will continue to facilitate the development of both eco and community tourism to ensure the sustainability of these product offerings.”
The statement also quoted Tourism Trinidad Ltd interim CEO Carla Cupid, She said, “It is great news that our environmental conservation efforts are attracting more and more attention from the world of travel and tourism, especially the adventure-tourism markets. Tourism Trinidad will continue to promote the beauty and attractiveness of our nature-based attractions and support the protection of these assets.”
The top 25 destinations list was created by National Geographic’s team of travel…
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