The need for genuine sustainable tourism has therefore never been more urgent. Fortunately, some islands in the region, such as Dominica, are a guiding light leading the way with sustainable development.
Dominica’s commitment to sustainability
As the proudly self-titled ‘Nature Island’, Dominica has more reason than most to work towards sustainability. Its vast natural resources, diverse wildlife and unique topography is as much an attraction to visitors as the easy way of living of its locals. But there is a balancing act to be perfect with small islands like Dominica. The more tourists that do arrive, the greater the natural environment suffers.
This is an excerpt from an article originally published by Fortune Herald.