Sunday, December 9, 2007

Responsible Tourism Awards 2007

My friend James Zechariah was telling me that even though the Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards 2007 was announced on 14th November 2007 not many people are aware of the winners in various category. He feels that it would be useful to put the names on this blog. As per his suggestion I am giving below the list of winners. Hope it will be useful to all of you

Best Tour Operator: sponsored by The Adventure Company

Gecko's Adventures, Australia

Best Small Hotel/Accommodation: sponsored by Tourism Queensland

Finca Esperanza Verde Ecolodge, Nicaragua

Best Large Hotel/Accomodation: sponsored by Hyatt Hotels & Resorts

Apex Hotels Ltd, UK

Best Low Carbon Transport & Technology: sponsored by Virgin Trains

Eurostar, UK

Best in a Mountain Environment: sponsored by Blacks

Explorandes, Peru

Best in a Marine Environment: sponsored by Tourism Tasmania

Blue o two, UK

Best for Poverty Reduction: sponsored by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Check Out for Children

Borana, Kenya

Best in a Park or Protected Area: sponsored by Conservation International

La Ruta Moskitia, Honduras

Best for Conservation of an Endangered Species: sponsored by Sri Lanka Tourism

Grootbos Nature Reserve, South Africa

Best for Conservation of Cultural Heritage: sponsored by Jamaica Tourist Board

Andaman Discoveries, Thailand

Best Volunteering Organisation: sponsored by Lonely Planet

Azafady, UK/Madagascar

1 comment:

Chandrika.K said...

That was real useful Mohan