Exploring Puerto Rico’s History

Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club encourages you to travel to the commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the rich port. Puerto Rico is comprised of an archipelago which includes the main island as well as a number of smaller islands. Rich in history and home to peoples for thousands of years, archaeologists have been discovering proof of its heritage through a number of archeological sites found throughout the islands. Including a number of native Indians and more recently, European and Spanish settlers.

Though it’s ownership and peoples are varied, there is one thing that remains consistent, Puerto Rico is home to a number or endemic species of both plants and animals, making it a unique place to explore and vacation.

What Is Ecotourism?

Eco-tourism’s popularity has grown over recent years. As concern over the state of the world grows, destinations look to find ways to encourage the growing trend of people to travel and also maintain its sustainability. Most are familiar with the destruction caused by mass travel to areas throughout the world. Ecotourism is one way to combat that destruction while promoting the growth of the industry of travel throughout the world.

Ecotourism is defined as responsible travel to fragile, pristine and often protected areas. It strives to protect the area, increase moneys to the area and then further protect the area for generations to come. Travelers are encouraged while visiting these amazing destination,s to be responsible in travel and help to protect these unique areas for future generations to come.

Unique Features Of Puerto Rico

Explore some of the features that make Puerto Rico a hot spot for ecological travel. It’s location and separation from mainland makes it home to over 200 species of plants, 16 bird species, and 39 amphibians and reptiles that reside specifically in the region of Puerto Rico. Tropical rainforests destroyed on mainlands, still exist in there, creating a rich environment to protect these many endemic species. Vacationers from around the world come to explore these protected environments and unique species found only on the island.

Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club knows that as other forms of revenue decline in Puerto Rico, tourism thrives. Providing the area almost 2 billion dollars in revenue each year, ecotourism provides a solution to sustainability of tourism to the area. The world is full of unique destinations which showcase some of the most amazing features of the world. By encouraging sustainable tourism, perhaps other destinations throughout the world will to, support the movement of creativity and responsible tourism.