Ecuador is a privileged country for its diversity. It has been listed by the Environmental Conservation Monitoring Center as one of the 17 most megadiverse countries in the world.
Also, the country ranks eighth in world biodiversity, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) of Ecuador. Becoming Ecuador a Sustainable Green Destination
Ecuador is home to an amazing natural and cultural wealth and has several sustainable tourism options in its territory. In 2021, Ecuador won the World’s Leading Green Destination award, granted by the World Travel Awards, a global ceremony known as the Oscars of world tourism.
The World Travel Awards are the most important tourism event in the world. Prizes are awarded according to the different areas of participation, such as quality of destinations, gastronomy, products, services, among others.
GREEN LEADING DESTINATION
Ecuador is a cradle of diversity and culture, becoming a destination with the greatest tourism potential in the world.
In 2021, the country was listed for the sixth time as a Leading Green Destination in the region. It was also recognized for the second time as a Leading Natural Whale Watching Destination.
In addition, Guayaquil was ranked first as the Leading City Break Destination in South America and the Leading Meetings and Conferences Destination in South America 2021.
Here are some of the reasons why Ecuador is a sustainable green destination.
- Quito has the best preserved Historic Center in Latin America.
- The Galapagos Islands, known as a natural sanctuary for animal life.
- Yasuní National Park, located in the Ecuadorian Amazon, is one of the most biodiverse places on the planet.
- The imposing mountains and volcanoes of the Andean region. For instance, Chimborazo is the highest volcano in Ecuador and the closest point to the sun in the world.
- The diversity of indigenous peoples with their cultures and traditions.
- Otavalo has one of the largest and most famous indigenous markets in Latin America.
ECUADOR & CONSERVATION
In 2008, Ecuador became the first country in the world to recognize the rights of nature. Ecuador’s Constitution contains the following mandate. “Nature or Pacha Mama, where life is reproduced and realized, has the right to full respect for its existence and the maintenance and regeneration of its vital cycles, structure, functions and evolutionary processes”.
Thus, Ecuador is a country that cares for the rights of nature and its preservation.
INSPIRING ECUADOR & SUSTAINABILITY
Our value as a travel company is based on sustainability. Inspiring Ecuador works constantly to promote and enhance sustainable projects in the different Ecuador’s communities, in order to preserve their identity and share with visitors their culture, customs and ways of life.
For this reason, Inspiring Ecuador works hand in hand with a community of Pijal, Ibarra, in a project carried out by women, known as ” Sacha WarmiKuna“. The purpose of the project is to give women the opportunity to work and have their own income. As a result, aims to achieve women’s empowerment and autonomy.
If you want to be part of these wonderful experiences, and live magical moments connecting with nature and the environment. Contact us to organize your trip to the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador mainland.