Bonaire positioned itself as the first blue destination in the world. A vision for Bonaire where the focus is on the people. A key goal is to offer long term economic development that includes alleviation of poverty, economic opportunities, social-economic benefits and more job opportunities. The community has the task of protecting, unifying and magnifying the island.
Bonaire became known for sports like kitesurfing, windsurfing and snorkeling, besides that Bonaire continues to be recognized as one of the top destinations worldwide for its diving.
Bonaire has a long history of nature preservation, and always seeks to find the delicate balance between environmental protection and growth, while maintaining nature and culture. Bonaire was one of the first Caribbean Islands to collaborate with the Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF) to conserve our reefs. But conservation and preservation is not limited to the marine environment. Bonaire continues to pursue initiatives that will reduce the CO2 effects on the planet as it works towards fulfilling its promise to remain an ‘Eco-Friendly’ destination. Bonaire will continue to lead by example and strengthen its commitment to sustainable tourism practices.