National Geographic Top Ecolodges 2009

National Geographic Adventure magazine has rated Porini Amboseli Camp as one of the Top 50 Ecolodges in the World, acknowledging the camp’s outstanding achievements in wildlife conservation and supporting local communities.

National Geographic identify that "these 50 ecolodges are redefining travel for a greener generation."

The article explains the increasing interest in eco-conscious accommodation.


“A decade ago, you could count the number of true ecolodges on two hands. Today we are witnessing one of the most significant transformations in the history of modern travel. Welcome to the new green standard: the 50 most Earth-friendly retreats in the world's most spectacular wilds. These cutting-edge green escapes are the best of the best at treating their visitors as well as they do the environment – sparking impactful conservation initiatives, supporting local communities, connecting guests to cultures on an authentic level and increasingly placing adventure at the center of the experience”.

National Geographic Adventure Global Travel Editor Costas Christ and writer Kate Siber scoured the world to compile the most comprehensive ecolodge survey ever assembled, examining five key features: luxury, active adventures, wildlife, local culture and family friendliness.

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