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African Responsible Tourism Awards news2019-04-25T10:53:45+02:00

AFRICAN RESPONSIBLE TOURISM AWARDS NEWS

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve scoops the top spot in the 2019 African Responsible Tourism Awards

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve - the luxury lodge tucked between mountains, forest and sea just outside Gansbaai - was announced as the Overall Winner of the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2019. The announcement was made at a ceremony sponsored by Wesgro and held this afternoon at WTM Africa in Cape

10 Apr 2019|

Finalists for the 2019 African Responsible Tourism Awards announced

A sports event attracting 20 000 participants, an operator specializing in treks up Kilimanjaro and a safari beach lodge are only some of the inspirational organisations selected as finalists for the 2019 African Responsible Tourism Awards (sponsored by Wesgro and organised by Better Tourism Africa). With the quality of

1 Apr 2019|

Wesgro and Martelize Brink to tag team at 2019 African Responsible Tourism Awards

With less than one month to go until the ceremony for the 2019 African Responsible Tourism Awards (#ARTA19), the award has two exciting announcements. Wesgro - Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency - have for the fifth consecutive year signed on as the

20 Mar 2019|

2019 African Responsible Tourism Awards longlist revealed

The 2019 African Responsible Tourism Awards (#ARTA19) has moved into the second round in which 36 tourism organisations will compete for the top spots. Since 2015 the awards have recognised African organisations that offer a shining example of how tourism can benefit local people, the environment and destinations. The

6 Mar 2019|

Shark Spotters launches new automatic shark detection project

African Responsible Tourism Awards winner, Shark Spotters, is working on a project to scale up their shark safety service using automatic shark spotting technology. Fixed cameras will be used to detect sharks and support the "spotting" done by observers.

15 Feb 2019|