The only Philippine property to make it in the prestigious list of Green Destinations Sustainable Destinations, Club Paradise Palawan is among the 100 destinations worldwide to be recognized for its innovation and good practices in tourism management.
Sustainable tourism stories have been submitted by the top 100 green destinations, which were carefully evaluated by a panel of experts representing 12 international organizations. Among the submitted stories, category winners and finalists have been selected.
The sustainable tourism stories provided extensive information on the destination and the efforts made to make the property more sustainable for the benefit of travelers and local communities. The stories also detailed how the properties avoid over-tourism problems that are evident in many iconic tourist destinations today.
Below are the Good Practices stories of Club Paradise Palawan:
ABOUT GREEN DESTINATIONS
The Sustainable Destination Awards is organized by Green Destinations, a non-profit foundation for sustainable tourism, which leads a global partnership among expert organizations, companies, and academic institutions. Green Destinations has developed an assessment and reporting system to assess current tourism policy, management and sustainability performance on relevant sustainability themes. The Green Destinations Assessment and Certification Program is a collaborative initiative of Green Destinations, the European Centre for Eco and Agro Tourism (ECEAT) and the Coastal & Marine Union (EUCC). The system consists of the Green Destinations Standard which is a collection of criteria to assess sustainable destination management and policy and the Green Destinations Database which is a collection of sustainability and quality performance indicators fed by a variety of third-party data sources.