Booking.com identifies top destinations for more sustainable stays in 2022; Rishikesh also figures in the list
This World Environment Day, Booking.com has compiled a list of destinations across the globe with the highest percentages of Travel Sustainable properties on their platform. Travel Sustainable badge recognizes the impactful efforts properties worldwide are making to help protect the planet and contribute positively to their local communities. From trend-setting cities to stunning natural parks and destinations making a concerted effort to manage their travel volumes more consciously, there is plenty of inspiration for the 94% of Indian travellers who say that sustainable travel is important to them – no matter where their sense of adventure and exploration might take them.
The destinations are Hoedspruit, South Africa; Stockholm, Sweden; Arusha, Tanzania; Merzouga, Morocco; Puerto Iguazú, Argentina; Boracay, Philippines; Villa de Leyva, Colombia; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Rishikesh, India.
Celebrated by millions of people across the globe, World Environment Day aims to create awareness and encourage action for the protection of the environment. And while one can practise sustainability in multiple aspects of one’s life, travelling sustainability can be a traveller priority, especially with easing of COVID-19 restrictions and resumption of travel.