Excerpt from eturbonews.com
Showing up on the Conde Nast top 12 sustainable tourism destinations, there is the only Caribbean standout: Barbados. The island of Barbados is setting new benchmarks, and it is the Atlantic Ocean coral island to watch for its transition to renewables.
Barbados is a new republic in one of the lesser Antilles of the West Indies and is sized only 21 miles by 14. But don’t let its small stature mislead you. This Caribbean gem packs a powerful sustainable wallop along with being an enchanting island getaway
Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s mission is to lead by example from the frontline of the climate crisis. As well as spreading the word about the need to switch to greener energy supplies, the celebrated COP speaker is introducing dramatic targets for this island.
In Barbados, the main economic revenue stream is tourism, and despite the hard hits on the economy due to the pandemic, the country has still managed to win acclaim for looking after its residents so exceptionally well.
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