Sweden has been ranked at the top of Euromonitor International’s Sustainable Travel Index, which has classified 99 countries worldwide through the lens of sustainable tourism.
“Sweden is a pioneer in lifecycle assessment research which is critical to understand the full impact of consumer behaviour and consumption patterns,” the head of travel at Euromonitor International, Caroline Bremner, pointed out in this regard.
She stressed that Sweden preserves the Arctic ice and permafrost that help halt climate change, adding that it is very engaged with Sustainable Development Goals.
The Scandinavian country was followed by Finland, Austria, Estonia as well as Norway, based on the recent report released by the independent provider of strategic market research, Euromonitor International, SchengenVisaInfo.com reports.
The report shows that European countries have been ranked in the top 20 places in the 2020s, Sustainable Travel Index’, which among other things, takes into account environmental conditions and social impacts on many countries.
Euromonitor International stressed that the ranking of countries was made based on seven key factors of sustainable tourism:
- Environmental sustainability
- Social sustainability
- Economic sustainability
- Sustainable demand
- Sustainable transport
- Sustainable lodging
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