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St. Kitts Awarded with 2023 Travel Weekly Magellan Gold Accolade


BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS—The St. Kitts Tourism Authority announced that St. Kitts has been awarded the prestigious 2023 Travel Weekly Magellan Gold Accolade for “Caribbean Eco-Friendly Sustainable Destination”.

According to Travel Weekly, being selected a Magellan Award Winner is a tremendous achievement and proves you represent a high standard of excellence within the travel industry. Winners are chosen by the best names and most qualified judges in the industry. Entries are evaluated on a 100-point performance scale. The highest scoring entries are selected as winners of Gold Magellan Awards, the very top honor.

With its commitment to sustainable living, thriving rainforests, and breath-taking natural beauty, St. Kitts is a haven for eco-conscious travelers seeking unforgettable experiences in harmony with the environment. This distinguished recognition further cements St. Kitts’ position as an industry leader in the region and within the tourism space.

“It is with immense joy and honor that we accept Travel Weekly’s 2023 Gold Magellan Award for Sustainability,” said Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, CEO of St. Kitts Tourism Authority. “Sustainability and care for the environment is a true way of life in St. Kitts and we are proud to incorporate this lifestyle into the activities and offerings available to travelers from across the globe.”

As St. Kitts continues to advance within the tourism sector, the island has done so with its ecological footprint at the forefront of its strategy, ensuring the safekeeping of one of the world’s only growing rainforests. The St. Kitts Tourism Authority looks forward to continuing the development of innovative programming that aligns with the destination’s ethos and appeals to a new generation of traveler focused on sustainable and regenerative travel.