Tourism brings a lot of joy to peoples’ lives, but it also brings suffering and certain sacrifices – to the natural environment, infrastructure, sites or even communities living close to the world’s most prominent sites. This year was declared the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations. As a result, this year Tourism-review.com focuses on tourism sustainability and the countries and sites that need to take necessary measures to sustain their tourism development. This time, we introduce the top destinations threatened by mass tourism.
The year of 2017 was named the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the UN. Sustainable holidays are growing in popularity among all eco-tourists. A Dutch association called Green Destinations has established a list of the Top 100 sustainable destinations. Some of them however are located in countries that are among the biggest polluters, yet are known for extensive efforts to protect the environment. Tourism-review.com brings the top 10 such destinations in alphabetical order.
Waterfalls, canyons, wells filled with crystalline water, engraved in trails surrounded by vegetation. Explore everything that makes the national parks in Brazil so appealing. Environmental preservation areas incepted to prevent the degradation of ecosystems, the national parks are jam-packed with attractions that suit tourists who love nature and adventure. Tourism-review.com presents the best Brazilian national parks.
Paris is always a good idea. Though the allure of the City of Lights is endless, some key French attractions simply can’t be put aside on your Paris tours. From the Musée du Louvre to the Moulin Rouge, these iconic Parisian sites should be placed at the very top of your French bucket list.
Peru is world known among travelers as a country offering stunning natural beauty as well as cultural richness. This year was named the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the UN and sustainable destinations are growing in popularity. Tourism-review.com brings the top 7 natural heritage sites in Peru compiled by the Peruvian National Service of Protected Natural Areas.
Most people associate China with the Chinese Empire and its majestic historical monuments such as the Great Wall of China or structures like the Terracotta Army. However, there is much more to China than its incredible historical and cultural heritage. The world’s tallest bridge has just been inaugurated, besides the largest radio telescope as well as the largest boat lift. Let’s have a look at the most fascinating attractions in China, the best engineering works that amaze the planet. Brought to you by Tourism-Review.com
Times have changed and nobles are no longer closing their doors from the public, quite the opposite. Many aristocrats are opening their palaces in Rome for a fee, either in the form of guided tours or sometimes even overnight stays. Some of these palaces are notably old and date back to the 1200s. Others were home to emperors or have a deep connection to the papacy. Tourism-review.com presents the most beautiful palaces situated in Italy’s majestic capital and one of the most historical cities in the world – Rome.
Most recent surveys show that gay tourists travel more than others and spend greater amounts of money while on the road. Some countries and many cities have understood the value of attracting the gay clientele, including South Africa, a notable exception on the African continent. Tourism-Review.com presents the best destinations for LGBT tourism.
Safety questions in Europe arise, but in the meantime Mercer, HR consultancy firm, has released its Quality of Living Index. The company took data from 2015 (thus recent terrorist attacks have no relevance) and created a comprehensive ranking of unsafe cities in Europe. The list is based on the cities’ relationship with other countries, internal stability, crime, and law enforcement. Tourism-Review.com brings you the Top 10 Most Unsafe Cities in Europe.
The variety of travel destinations in Germany is impressive – cathedrals, lakes, castles and much more including 41 UNESCO sites. The country is one of the richest European countries regarding heritage. Any traveler can find here places that will satisfy his or her desires, but Tourism-review.com selected the 7 most popular destinations in the country.