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Protecting biodiversity, a priority in Los Cabos

By Tribune Travel

April 24, 2023

On World Earth Day, the Los Cabos Tourism Trust shared some of the destination’s practices, supported by national and international organizations, to address environmental concerns caused by overpopulation, pollution and species conservation.

The destination boasts Blue Flag certification for 25 beaches, making it the leading destination in Latin America and Mexico. Los Cabos also holds Green Globe certification, which evaluates the sustainability performance of tourism service providers based on 44 global criteria developed over more than three decades and updated annually. This guarantees the highest level of sustainability in the management of tourism activities.

The hotel industry carries out important work in the implementation of policies that help reduce the environmental impact of its operations, ranging from the design and construction of hotels, ensuring that they do not exceed six stories in height or have external advertising, to avoid visual pollution that could damage the beauty of the landscapes of El Cabello; improvements in their infrastructure to save water and electricity, as well as measures that help reduce single-use plastics, with the responsibility of properly managing the waste generated on the property.

FITURCA, together with professionals, authorities and local society, has developed a series of guides aimed at promoting responsible visits to the destination, among which the following stand out The Los Cabos Swimmable Beach Guide, which guides visitors to enjoy these iconic spaces in a responsible manner. The Cabo Pulmo Responsible Tourist Guide, the ecotourism treasure of Cabo del Este, to admire and care for the ecosystem whilenjoying diving, snorkeling, camping or kayaking.





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