What is Sustainable Tourism?

Sustainable Tourism in Hakone

Sustainable tourism in Hakone is meant to protect and find balance with the "characteristics of the volcanic terrain".
We aim to carefully protect hot springs, culture and history, the abundant flora and fauna, endemic flora and insects, the uniqueness of the caldera terrain, and the outstanding view of Mt. Fuji.

Hakone Selected First in "Top 100 Sustainable Tourist Destinations in the World"

The town of Hakone, Japan was awarded the prestigious first place in the "Green Destinations Top 100 Stories of 2024" for its efforts in creating a more welcoming “Universal Tourism” destination and experience for those with accessibility challenges.

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