Dominica stands top in National Geographic’s “Best of the World 2021” List

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Roseau, Dominica – (November 26, 2020) – Dominica is the only Caribbean island to make the National Geographic Traveller (UK) Best of the World 2021 list for adventure.

The list is compiled by the National Geographic Traveller (UK) in collaboration with its 16 local language counterparts of National Geographic Traveller.

The list highlights destinations for future travel in five categories – Sustainability, Nature & Wildlife, Adventure, Culture & History, and Family Travel.

The list will be published in the Jan/Feb 2021 edition of National Geographic Traveller (UK) and will be available on newsstands in the UK on December 3, 2020.

Dominica’s lush rainforest and Boiling Lake were highlighted in the article as must-do activities on the adventure seekers list for 2021.

According to National Geographic Traveller UK, the list includes destinations that demonstrate “resilient communities, innovative conservation efforts, and thrilling opportunities for future explorations.”

The list is available online at https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/features/best-of-the-world-2021/

Hon Denise Charles, Minister of Tourism, International Transport and Maritime Initiatives stated, “We are delighted at this recognition from National Geographic Traveller UK, of our efforts to develop and promote adventure tourism in Dominica. This niche is one of our key pillars for developing a resilient tourism product in close collaboration with community partners. This is testament to the hard work of our many stakeholders who continue to provide experiences in concert with our natural elements.”

According to Colin Piper, CEO/Director of Tourism at Discover Dominica Authority “This recognition affirms and recognizes Dominica for one of the many experiences that we espouse in our positioning as the Nature Island of the Caribbean. We are thrilled that National Geographic has confirmed this to their many readers. The accolade captures the transformative experience that you will have on Dominica, which is ever so ideal now during these tough times of COVID-19 and into the future.”