Sustainable Travel

| ISLANDS has always been on the forefront of sustainable travel. Now, more than ever, island destinations are working to preserve their cultural and natural resources despite the on-rush of the modern world. With this issue we seek out, find and celebrate 100 of the world's greatest sustainable tourism successes in places where travel, preservation and authenticity converge into some of the world's most unique experiences and adventures. This is our inaugural BLUE LIST. Blue because the ISLANDS sustainable travel experience is defined by water.The 2007 Reader Nomination Form.| | * * *| |

| The ISLANDS Global Sustainable Tourism award was developed to identify, showcase, reward and award the person, resort, organization or entity that has shown excellence and innovation in the best practices of Sustainable Tourism from islands around the globe. This unique award recognizes the person, organization or company who/which has developed a unique and authentic tourism product embracing sustainable tourism concepts and core values.We've gathered an awards committee of celebrated authorities on sustainable practices from around the globe. We'll celebrate the greatest sustainable tourism successes of the year in our Nov/Dec issue, our Hot 100 Sustainable Tourism Issue, and acknowledge the winners of this unique global award in the pages of ISLANDS.|