The overwater villas at Holiday Inn Vanuatu.(photo credit:

Vanuatu were ranked amongst other poorest countries in the world to become world Ethical destination in 2017.The Pacific island nation is ready for tourists to rediscover its natural beauty after  cyclone Pam in 2015.

According to Ethical Traveler  ,they answer question and came up with a list of stunning emerging tourism destination around the world.

Each year, the organisation researches the policies and practices of the world’s developing nations, using data from groups such as Amnesty International and the UN to find the 10 most ethical destinations.

Criteria include forward-thinking policies, tourism infrastructure, natural beauty and welcoming cultures.

From tropical islands to quirky cultural gems, these up-and-coming holiday spots are making a big impression for all the right reasons. Take a look at the list – and get booking.

Vanuatu is known for land of “the land of smiles”and a combination of welcoming locals and natural beauty make Vanuatu an attractive destination for both fly-and-flop holidays and active adventures. The Pacific island nation features pristine beaches, impressive dive spots and one of the world’s most accessible live volcanoes on the island of Tanna. Progress on education – it’s extending free education up to the age of 10 – and domestic violence helped its standing among the world’s most ethical destinations.

Vanuatu children. Picture: Tourism Vanuatu

Capture in South Pentecost: .(photo credit:

After the defasting cyclone Pam, the industry is hit back with some outstanding tourism development with current Extention and construction of  wharf is underway in port vila and Luganvile , along with the seafront Beautification, the extention and repair of the airport   and A brand new Ramada will open in early 2017.

The other countries on the list are Tonga, Belize, Cape Verde,Chile, Costa Rica, Dominica, Mongolia, Palau and Uruguay