How Ecotourism Can Help Conservation and Restoration Efforts

Hemmingway’s Watamu was Kenya’s first 5-star resort and is located in Watamu Marine National Park—a UNESCO-listed Biosphere Reserve. The resort undertakes many eco-activities, like using solar energy for all water heating. Image: Hemmingway’s Watamu
More than ever, people are looking for sustainable travel options. And that’s where ecotourism shines. What is ecotourism? At its heart, ecotourism is about travelling mindfully and protecting local ecosystems and economies.