General Overview of Ibiza & Formentera
The Pitiusas Islands residents should count themselves lucky to live in what still can be described as a paradise, compared to many other parts of the world.
Its multicultural population lives in relative peace and harmony and reason to continue to hold this idealistic way of life for many years, but this is only possible if we adopt a more careful attitude in our community, and indeed we become aware of our current situation. It's time to evolve into a self-sufficient local economy, not as dependent on the fluctuating trends of mass tourism, which would create a situation of permanent stability, perhaps even showing a role model for other similar tourist destinations.
Almost all socio-economic structure of the islands of Ibiza and Formentera is based on tourism and related industries during the peak summer season. Pitiusan currently receive more than three million visitors each year, many of which provide an economic benefit but only contribute to the development of the area or take the time to know the beauty of these islands.
The islands of Ibiza and Formentera need a kind of tourism that is instrumental in the recovery of natural farming practices and activities in developing friendly environment, a tourist who is willing to support these small businesses that are working towards a more sustainable lifestyle.
We need these businesses and activities are known more and better connect them so they can interact more dynamically. For example, organic farmers have difficulty selling what they produce, while potential consumers such as restaurants, hotels and organic food stores do not know where to find local organic product.
It is clear that we must all now take part in the ecological evolution of humanity. Greenheart Guide to Ibiza and Formentera can help in developing a greater respect for ourselves and our local community, and a deep personal commitment to the health of our planet Earth.