Community Baboon Sanctuary and Glover’s Reef Called Out As “Must Do’s”
Belize City, Belize – July 16, 2013 – Belize was named as one of the “Best Eco-Vacation Spots” in the world by FlipKey, a TripAdvisor company. The list, developed based on both traveler feedback and industry research, commends Belize for its countless opportunities to experience incredible natural beauty and unique biodiversity.
With 36 percent of Belize’s landmass and 13 percent of its waters enjoying protected status, the country has long been a leader in this category. From the majestic Blue Hole to the recently established Turneffe Marine Reserve, Belize delivers an authentic, unspoiled experience for both locals and travelers to enjoy.
Many others have recognized Belize for its prominence in this category, including renowned oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle, who says, “Thank you, Belize, for doing what you are on the land and in the sea; for taking care of the natural systems that take care of us. It is priceless.”
FlipKey highlights the Best Eco-Vacation Spots at www.flipkey.com/trip-ideas/eco-vacation/. In addition, the Belize Tourism Board’s website also highlights Belize’s 17 national parks at www.travelbelize.org/destinations/protected-areas-wilderness-travel.