St. Kitts and its Sustainable Development Council has been recognised as a global leader in sustainable tourism after winning a prestigious Tourism for Tomorrow Award from the World Travel & Tourism Council. St. Kitts was awarded the Destination Stewardship Award.
“It is a great honour to be recognised by the WTTC alongside organisations pursuing leading practices in sustainable development,” said the Hon. Lindsay F.P. Grant, Minister of Tourism for St. Kitts & Nevis. “Our Sustainable Development Council facilitates partnerships and relationships among public and private sectors as well as among all people in St. Kitts, to ensure that development in our destination preserves and benefits our environment, culture, heritage and community livelihoods. We hope this preservation will lead to long-term tourism growth and allow people to enjoy our beautiful island for many years to come.”