The world-renowned publication National Geographic has listed Belize among the top destinations for travelers to visit in the upcoming year. The publication just posted “25 Amazing Journeys for 2022” featuring the top picks for destinations from the publication’s global editors.
“Ready to travel again? Our global editors picked the planet’s 25 most exciting destinations for 2022. Five categories—Nature, Adventure, Sustainability, Culture and History, and Family—frame unforgettable journeys of discovery. This year’s list celebrates a number of World Heritage sites in honor of UNESCO’s 50 years of helping to safeguard cultural and natural treasures. Although the pandemic changed when, where, and how we travel, we are eager to unleash our wanderlust—and see what wonders we’ll uncover.” - National Geographic
The feature highlights conservation efforts being done in Belize, noting that the Nature Conservancy had purchased 236,000 acres of tropical forest in northwestern Belize to create the Belize Maya Forest Reserve.
“Along with saving some of the most biodiverse forests in the world from denuding and development, the new protected area—which is contiguous with the neighboring Rio Bravo Conservation Management Area (RBCMA)—closes a huge gap in a vital wildlife corridor that runs from southeast Mexico through Guatemala and into Belize,” National Geographic added. (Click Here to Read Entire Article)