Travelling is perhaps the best way to impact the world. So, choosing the right destination matters. An all-volunteer non-profit organization named Ethical Traveler has published a version of COVID-19 edition. In this paper, they have mentioned their annual best ethical destinations awards, meaning that they point out the countries excelling in regards to responsible and sustainable tourism. This year, however, the responsible tourism includes how far these countries have gone to take care of the public health throughout the pandemic.
Ethical Destinations has long recognized Mongolia’s devotion to human rights, environmental progress and uncorrupted democracy has been recognized. The country has reported fewer than 1000 COVID-19 cases and no fatalities. Mongolia also was the subject of a World Health Organization documentary in which it received praise for its effective management of the pandemic.
Home to the coveted Galapagos, Ecuador has also received and Ethical Destinations Award in 2019. This organization clarifies that since the tourists have been lesser, the remote and wild beauty of this island has emerged again. With wildlife returning to Ecuador’s areas, it is now experiencing something that was lost for ages.
A winner of both the 2017 and 2018 Ethical Travel award in Belize. Belize has long been a popular destination for utopia seekers and nature devotees. Nowadays it has taken the step to launch a comprehensive plan to make its tourism sector more sustainable. Belize now puts the health of its citizens above economic factors.