Higueras

HiguerasMEXICOHiguerasMEXICOHIGUERASMEXICO HIGUERAS MEXICO 2023 Contact Higueras, Nuevo León, Mexico   Higueras is located in the northeast of the state of Nuevo León in the Coastal Plain region of the Gulf, 56 kilometers from the city of Monterrey. The Municipality of Higueras is known as the oregano capital, as it is the main producer in the country.…

Oku-Matsushima

Oku-Matsushima JAPANOku-Matsushima JAPANOku-Matsushima JAPAN OKU-MATSUSHIMA JAPAN 2023 Contact Oku-Matsushima, Higashimatsushima City, Japan .city.higashimatsushima.miyagi In the embrace of Matsushima Bay, where time stands still, lies Oku-Matsushima Village—a place where the echoes of a 7,000-year-old human journey resonate with the rhythms of modern sustainability. Located within this idyllic coastal haven, Oku-Matsushima beckons travelers to embark on a…

Pisco Elqui

Pisco ElquiCHILEPisco ElquiCHILEPisco Elqui CHILE Pisco Elqui CHILE 2023 Contact Pisco Elqui, Paihuano, Elqui, Chile paihuanoturismo.cl/   Pisco Elqui is a Chilean village located within the Elqui Valley, at an altitude of approximately 1300 meters above sea level. It is situated in the Paihuano commune in the Coquimbo Region.   Pisco Elqui is the village that…

Oyacachi

OyacachiECUADOROyacachiECUADOROyacachiECUADOR OYACACHI ECUADOR 2023 Contact Oyacachi, Napo, Ecuadortermas-oyacachi.negocio.site/tortel.cl/informacion-turistica/  Oyacachi means “face” or “cheek of salt,” a name derived from the weathered and sun-kissed faces of its inhabitants. It is located in the El Chaco canton, Napo province, on the eastern slopes of the Andes mountain range, within the Cayambe Coca National Park. Oyacachi represents an…

Omitlán de Juárez

Omitlán de JuárezMEXICOOmitlán de JuárezMEXICOOmitlán de JuárezMEXICO OMITLÁN DE JUÁREZ MEXICO 2023 Contact Omitlán de Juárez, Hidalgo, Mexico. omitlandejuarez.gob.mx/   Omitlán de Juárez, situated in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico, is a picturesque village steeped in rich history and culture. It is part of the Comarca Minera Geopark, a designation bestowed by UNESCO. The Geopark…

Penglipuran

Penglipuran INDONESIAPenglipuran INDONESIAPenglipuran INDONESIA PENGLIPURAN INDONESIA 2023 Contact Penglipuran, Bali Province, Indonesia penglipuranvillage.com Penglipuran Village is a traditional Balinese village located in the Kubu Subdistrict, Bangli Regency of Bali, Indonesia. The village has earned recognition for its commitment to maintaining traditional architecture, customs and way of life. The community has implemented various measures to preserve…

UNWTO Names its Best Tourism Villages 2023

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced its list of Best Tourism Villages 2023. The accolade recognizes villages that are leading the way in nurturing rural areas and preserving landscapes, cultural diversity, local values, and culinary traditions. In this third edition 54 villages from all regions were selected from almost 260 applications. A further 20…

Tan Hoa

Tan Hoa VIETNAMTan Hoa VIETNAMTan Hoa VIETNAM TAN HOA VIETNAM 2023 Contact Tân Hoá, Minh Hoa District, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam tanhoavillage.com Tân Hoá village is known as the “seasonal flooded zone” of Quang Binh province, where during the rainy season the flood water can submerge the whole village. Tân Hoá used to be one…

Unveiling the Secrets to Fund Your Green Dreams: Masterclass on Sustainable Infrastructure Funding

Buckle up for an exciting adventure! The Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO Network recently played host to a Masterclass – ‘Funding for Sustainable Infrastructure’. 🌍🌞 Titled ‘Find it! Design it! Pitch for it!’, this masterclass had two star speakers: Paras Loomba, Founder of Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE), dropped knowledge bombs during the English session, while…