Awards Links

Links to awards presented in somewhat random fashion: Embedded Tweets Aung San Suu Kyi once stood as a symbol of hope, courage and the undying defence of human rights in #Myanmar.@amnesty recognised her with our highest honour, the Ambassador of Conscience award. Sadly, we can no longer justify this honour and today we are withdrawing …

World Responsible Tourism Awards

Photo The World Responsible Tourism Awards are presented each year at WTM London, in front of an audience of 600 key influencers and decision makers. These awards are a centerpiece of WTM Responsible Tourism Day. Key Links responsibletourism.wtm.com/about/responsible-tourism-awards responsibletourism.wtm.com/en/awards/why-enter 2004-2016 https://www.responsibletravel.com/holidays/responsible-tourism/travel-guide/responsible-tourism-awards https://www.facebook.com/pg/responsibletourismawards Tweets by RTAwards Elsewhere on the Web http://responsibletourismpartnership.org/wtm-responsible-tourism-awards Planeta.com Reflections on Awards What …

Reflections on Awards

Buzzwords Here’s the bottom line – awards offer a great incentive which encourages good practices and helps develop communication about critical topics. That said, awards can be manipulated or simply developed in a way that does not promote in-depth dialogue. Regrettably, there have been few surveys of awards. Recommendations We like to see awards that …

Planeta.com’s Spotlight Award

2017 was the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and the #YearOfOpen, celebrating open access and open education. Planeta.com opens a public solicitation for nominees showing good practice in tourism and open access. Our #IY2017 Spotlight Award will be awarded to public (government) agencies, institutions and others leading the way. We are seeking examples …

World Tourism Awards 2017

The World Tourism Award, celebrating its 20th anniversary, was inaugurated in 1997 to “Recognize individuals, companies, organizations, destinations and attractions for outstanding initiatives related to the travel and tourism industry, and in fostering sustainable tourism and developing programs that give back to local communities.” It is presented by co-sponsors Corinthia Hotels, New York Times, United …

Green Globe Awards 2017

New South Wales, Australia – A diverse range of innovative projects from across the state have been highlighted in this year’s winning line-up for the Green Globe Awards. Hashtag: #GreenGlobeAwards Winners Sydney Institute of Marine Science (and UNSW) is the winner of the 2017 #greenglobeawards Natural Environment Award. Their innovative project Operation Crayweed has reversed the extinction of large …

Prestigious

Prestigious = inspiring respect and admiration; having high status. All awards are prestigious Embedded Tweets Committed to clean water – Ecologist Mike Joy is recognised as NZ's critic and conscience with a prestigious awardhttps://t.co/Dr2IXSii36 — Fish and Game NZ (@FishandGameNZ) September 16, 2017 Tassie trio claims prestigious awards https://t.co/cMmCiVBLek — Business Events Tas (@BETasmania) September 19, …

Champions of the Earth, aka #earthchamps

July 31 is the nomination deadline for 2017 Champions of the Earth award. Hashtag: #EarthChamps The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) established Champions of the Earth in 2004 as an annual awards program to recognize outstanding environmental leaders at a policy level. Six awards are given out each year to a Laureate representing different geographical regions …

India Hosts Responsible Tourism Awards

Presentations of the inaugural India Responsible Tourism Awards (IRTA) were made at the India Responsible Tourism Summit in Delhi on January 19th. The Awards champion ethical travel across the country. The idea is to inspire and motivate the local fraternity and spread the good word. IRTA is a regional partner of the World Responsible Tourism Awards (WRTA) held at …