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The 2019 Responsible Tourism Awards Africa open and accepting nominations from the public

The 2019 Responsible Tourism Awards Africa open and accepting nominations from the public The 2019 Responsible Tourism Awards Africa opens on 23 October 2018.  The awards are part of the World Responsible Tourism Awards family, the leading global awards recognising achievement and innovation in responsible tourism. Winners of

23 October 2018|Awards, Blog, Latest News|

The Best for Global Goals Reporting category in the African Responsible Tourism Awards

The Best for Global Goals Reporting category in the African Responsible Tourism Awards Since 2018, the African Responsible Tourism Awards has introduced the category for Best for Global Goals Reporting as a standard feature. Instead of being a separate category, entrants into all other categories are automatically entered this category.

26 September 2018|Awards, Blog|

Cape Whale Coast sets the bar high for responsible tourism destinations

On a drive to Hermanus to interview Frieda Lloyd, Manager of Cape Whale Coast Tourism, I pondered on what makes a tourism destination a responsible tourism destination. Is a responsible tourism destination one in which the local government has created an environment to support responsible tourism and responsible travel?

26 September 2018|Blog, Destinations, Latest News|

Opening date for the 2019 African Responsible Tourism Awards

Nominations and applications for the 2019 African Responsible Tourism Awards are scheduled to open in September 2018. There’s a range of categories, so most tourism organisations doing good work in responsible tourism can find a category that matches their strengths. The categories for the 2019 awards are: Best for Resource

16 July 2018|Latest News|

Comment on the responsible tourism grading criteria

Revised Tourism Grading criteria have been published in the Government Gazette and is open for comment. The criteria now also includes responsible tourism criteria, which you can read here. The deadline for submitting comments is soon - 25 June 2018. You can submit your comments to: Mmaditonki Setwaba at msetwaba@tourism.gov.za

20 June 2018|Blog|

African Responsible Tourism Awards adds a category for best responsible attraction for 2019 awards

The African Responsible Tourism Awards has included a category for the Best Responsible Attraction in their 2019 awards. The category will be awarded to a tourism attraction setting an inspirational and influential example for responsible tourism. It is looking to award an inspirational attraction which is successfully addressing community, cultural or

6 June 2018|Awards, Blog|