2017 Sustainable Destinations Top 100

A competition for sustainable tourism

For the third time, the 2017 Sustainable Destinations Top 100 was unveiled on 27 September 2017, World Tourism Day.
Moreover, 2017 is a special year, the United Nations has proclaimed 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

View the 2017 winners here!

Winners were special guests at the GREENFEST – Global Green Destinations Event 2017, 28-30 Sept. in Cascais. The competition builds upon the results of previous editions, and can be considered a follow-up to National Geographic Traveler’s Destination Stewardship surveys.

For all further information: see the 2017 Call for Nominations (downloads).

Some photos from 2017

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Join the Award & Certification programme now

More than before, the selection is based upon Green Destinations Ratings. Therefore, Certified Green Destinations, QualityTourism and QualityCoast Silver and Gold Destinations will automatically be included in the 2017 Top 100. Join the programme now!

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