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Finalists for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards revealed

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). But who will take the top spots? With seven categories as well

2017-04-09T23:30:30+00:009 Apr 2017|Awards, Blog, Latest News, WTM Africa|

Call for entries: African Responsible Tourism Awards 2017

The search for the bright spots in responsible tourism on the African continent is on!  Now in its third year, the #ARTA17 ceremony will again be hosted as part of WTM Africa in Cape Town on 20 April 2017. Previous years have uncovered many remarkable tourism businesses and organisations that plough back into their communities,

2018-01-24T08:38:45+00:0016 Nov 2016|Awards, Blog, Latest News, WTM Africa|

Discover Conscious Cuisine in Cape Town (and a little further afield)

Baklava in Greece, injera in Ethiopia and bunny chows in Durban. There’s nothing like sampling a place’s food and drinks to create lasting memories of our travels. We go to restaurants, wineries and markets to find out what the locals love to eat, drink and celebrate with. And those of us who are among the

2018-01-24T08:39:12+00:0017 Jun 2016|Blog, Events, Featured, Latest News, WTM Africa|

Mara Naboisho 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 Naboisho Conservancy

2018-01-24T08:39:11+00:008 Apr 2016|Awards, Blog, Featured, Latest News, WTM Africa|

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?

2018-01-24T08:38:37+00:002 Apr 2016|Awards, Blog, Featured, Latest News, WTM Africa|

Announcing the #ARTA16 Longlist

  African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 at WTM Africa reap bountiful harvest We are delighted to announce the official Longlist for the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016!  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

2018-01-24T08:38:39+00:0012 Feb 2016|Awards, Featured, Latest News, WTM Africa|

Due date for entries for #ARTA16 extended to 22 January 2016

Following several requests from the tourism industry, the deadline for entries for the African Responsible Tourism Awards (#ARTA16) has been shifted on by one week. The inaugural African Responsible Tourism Awards, held at in April 2015 during WTM Africa 2015, attracted 183 nominations from 16 African countries. Twelve tourism businesses from Africa were gold and silver winners in the 2015

2018-01-24T08:50:22+00:0011 Jan 2016|Awards, Latest News, Uncategorized, WTM Africa|