The African Responsible Tourism Awards is a highlight on the WTM Africa Responsible Tourism calendar, these awards champion the very best work in Responsible Tourism on the African continent. Join us as we celebrate those – sustainability champions, changemakers, movers and shakers – who continue to make a positive impact and lead by example.

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The awards aim to “discover, recognise and promote good practice”. These prestigious awards recognise businesses and destinations that make responsible tourism their focus to ensure they are discovered and celebrated, showing how they are cultivating change and pioneering creative projects that revolve around the wellbeing and sustainability of tourism and looking after the people and the landscapes that allow the industry to thrive.

Finalists across the categories: andBeyond, Asilia Africa, BON Hotel Bloemfontein Central, Green Safaris, Grootbos, Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project, Lemala Camps and Lodges, People and Places, Rwanda Development Board, Sustainable Island Mauritius, TUI Care Foundation, Ultimate Safaris, V&A Waterfront, We Are Victoria Falls, Wild Horizons.

The categories: Destinations Building Back Better Post-Covid, Decarbonising Travel & Tourism, Growing the Local Economic Benefit, Increasing Diversity in Tourism, Reducing Plastic Waste in the Environment, Sustaining Employees and Communities through the Pandemic, Volunteering & Virtual.

To be held at the Global Stage at WTM Africa, Monday, 11 April 2022, 15h30 – 17h00.

In addition to the African Responsible Tourism Awards, WTMA has a comprehensive responsible tourism programme – click HERE for details.