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Turks & Caicos Honored as Top Green Travel Destination
2011-03-04 15:30:10 by
Mother Nature Network recently chose Turks & Caicos as its Destination of the Week, praising its outstanding diving and wildlife.

The MNN site provides background on the British territory, writing, "Like many Caribbean destinations, Turks and Caicos relies heavily on tourism for income. Visiting cruise ship passengers and upscale tourists are a major boon to the islandsí economy. The development of luxury resorts is an important part of a seemingly successful tourism strategy. All-inclusive resorts are an unmistakable part of the landscape. The island of Providenciales (shortened to Provo by locals), the most populous island in the territory, hosts a lively nightlife scene and has a high-season concert series featuring some of pop musicís biggest names. The Indy Racing League holds an open-wheel race at the Blue Hills course on Provo each year. If you use these events as a measuring stick, Turks and Caicos is doing quite well compared to its Caribbean peers.

"With all these buzzed-about attractions and events, itís easy to forget that this small corner of the West Indies is home to coral reefs that act as a backdrop for some of the Caribbeanís best diving. Also, T&Cís smaller, remote islands are perfect for trekking, kayaking and other eco-adventure activities ó such as whale watching and even tropical camping trips."

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Read more at MNN.com. The article concludes, "The islands of the Turks and Caicos are mainly known for their upscale resorts. Even though some of these resorts have been turning into environmentally friendly venues, the highlight of a green themed vacation will be the nature found both on the islands and in the warm waters of the West Indies."

We hope you will join us here in Turks & Caicos for an eco-friendly vacation, and stop by our Coldwell Banker office to say "hi."