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Africa Responsible Tourism Awards Presented at WTM Africa 2017

Africa Responsible Tourism Awards Presented at WTM Africa 2017

In a special ceremony at World Travel Market Africa 2017, a hard-hitting documentary on the plight of lions in tourism and a small backpacker lodge with ample impact were announced Joint Overall Winners at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2017 in Cape Town. Blood Lions and Coffee Shack took the coveted position of Overall Winner from a selection of […]

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Finalists for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards

Filed in Awards, News by on April 10, 2017
Finalists for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards

A community-based camp located in remote Namibia, two backpackers and a mountain bike tour in the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Area are among the organisations selected as finalists for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards (sponsored by Wesgro and organised by Better Tourism Africa). Who will take the top spots? With seven categories as well as […]

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2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards longlist revealed

Filed in Awards, News, Tourism Industry News by on March 1, 2017
2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards longlist revealed

The Longlist for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards demonstrates the power of responsible tourism in Africa. The competition for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards has moved into the second round, with over 30 tourism organisations competing for top spots at the awards ceremony at WTM Africa in April. Sponsored by WESGRO and organised by […]

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Mara Nabiosho takes the Gold at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

Filed in Awards, News by on April 7, 2016
Mara Nabiosho takes the Gold at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

A conservancy that truly and remarkably brings together community and wildlife conservation to make better places to live in and great places to visit was announced Overall Winner this afternoon at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 in Cape Town, sponsored by Wesgro. In a special ceremony at World Travel Market Africa, Mara Naboiso Conservancy  […]

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Winners of the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

Filed in Awards, News by on April 3, 2016
Winners of the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

Winners to be announced on the 7 April… watch this space! Check out the finalists here

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Announcing the finalists for the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

Filed in Awards, News by on April 1, 2016
Announcing the finalists for the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

A lodge set in the Ethiopian Highlands, two national tourism ministries, and a beach safety organisation that protects both sharks and people are among the organisations selected as finalists for the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016, sponsored by Wesgro and organised by Better Tourism Africa.  But who will take the top spot? With nine categories […]

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African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 reap bountiful harvest

Filed in Awards, News, Tourism Industry News by on February 12, 2016

African Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM Africa reveal reach across continent with the announcement of the 2016 long list. The competition for the 2016 African Responsible Tourism Awards at Word Travel Market (WTM) Africa has started in earnest as the long list of organisations vying for the top spot at WTM in Cape Town this April […]

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African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

Filed in Awards, News by on January 29, 2016
African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

Responsible Traveller magazine is proud to once again be a media partner for the African Responsible Tourism Awards #ARTA2016 In 2015 we shared the great successes of finalists and profiled event sponsors with full page adverts in our pre-awards special WTM Africa mag and featured the winners, as well as great articles on some of […]

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WESGRO continues support for Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM® Africa

Filed in Awards, News by on December 9, 2015
WESGRO continues support for Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM® Africa

For the second year running, Wesgro – the tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for the Western Cape – is the main sponsor for the 2016 African Responsible Tourism Awards.   Winners of the 2016 African Responsible Tourism Awards, a part of the World Responsible Tourism Awards, will be announced in Cape Town at the CTICC […]

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Green Star SA’s first 6 Star Rated Hotel – Hotel Verde in Cape Town

Green Star SA’s first 6 Star Rated Hotel – Hotel Verde in Cape Town

Hotel Verde was awarded the highest accolade of a 6 Star rating in the Green Star SA Existing Building Performance tool with 82 points, a first for a hotel in South Africa, by the GBCSA. The rating received is valid for a period of 3 years in order to ensure the building is continually operated […]

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