Subject: Evaluation of destinations
Hi Ziners,

Last year National Geographic Traveler magazine rated 115 travel destinations based on "which of the world's great destinations remain great and which may be in trouble." They used "destination-stewardship" criteria - "how well destinations are taking care of themselves in terms of sustainability, environmental health, and preservation of the distinctive character that makes each worth visiting." To read the backgrounder, go to:

To read an evaluation and description of results and link to the chart (a pdf) see

Frances Toronto, Canada