Distributed by CTO on behalf of the St Kitts Tourism Authority.
ST. KITTS AWARDED TOP CARIBBEAN ECO-FRIENDLY SUSTAINABLE DESTINATION IN THE 2023 TRAVEL WEEKLY MAGELLAN AWARDS
Basseterre, St. Kitts (October 16, 2023) — The St. Kitts Tourism Authority is proud to announce that St. Kitts has been awarded the prestigious 2023 Travel Weekly Magellan Gold Accolade for “Caribbean Eco-Friendly Sustainable Destination”.
According to Travel Weekly, being selected a Magellan Award Winner is a tremendous achievement and proves you represent a high standard of excellence within the travel industry. Winners are chosen by the best names and most qualified judges in the industry. Entries are evaluated on a 100-point performance scale. The highest scoring entries are selected as winners of Gold Magellan Awards, the very top honour.
St. Kitts is the Caribbean’s eco-tourism gem. With its commitment to sustainable living, thriving rainforests, and breath-taking natural beauty, St. Kitts is a haven for eco-conscious travellers seeking unforgettable experiences in harmony with the environment. This distinguished recognition further cements St. Kitts position as an industry leader in the region and within the tourism space.
“It is with immense joy and honour that we accept Travel Weekly’s 2023 Gold Magellan Award for Sustainability,” said Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, CEO of St. Kitts Tourism Authority. “Sustainability and care for the environment is a true way of life in St. Kitts and we are proud to incorporate this lifestyle into the activities and offerings available to travellers from across the globe.”
As St. Kitts continues to advance within the tourism sector, the island has done so with its ecological footprint at the forefront of its strategy, ensuring the safekeeping of one of the world’s only growing rainforests. The St. Kitts Tourism Authority looks forward to continuing the development of innovative programming that aligns with the destination’s ethos and appeals to a new generation of traveller focused on sustainable and regenerative travel.
Visitors are reminded to regularly check the St. Kitts Tourism Authority website (www.visitstkitts.com) for updates and information.
About St. Kitts
St. Kitts is the larger of two islands that make up the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis. Eighteen miles of green mountain ranges stretch from Mount Liamuiga in the north to the southern peninsula—each end, an entirely different and equally fulfilling experience. The island’s serendipitous location between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea gives its coast distinctively varied hues. Our beaches range from golden tones to salt-and-pepper and alluring black volcanic sand. Venture Deeper into the magic of St. Kitts and discover what the destination holds while simultaneously venturing introspectively into a journey of self-discovery. Peel back the many layers of our beautiful island to discover the culture, history, adventure, and culinary delights around every corner.
*If you are traveling to St. Kitts, it is required that you complete the online Immigration and Customs ED Form before arrival. Upon completion, you will receive a receipt with a QR code that you must present upon arrival in St. Kitts. Your QR code can be printed out or scanned directly from your phone. For more information about St. Kitts, visit www.visitstkitts.com.