The Eco Warrior Awards 2016
Date:14th October 2016
Theme: Sustainable Tourism - Our Diversity Our Strength
Ecotourism Kenya will hold its 11th Edition of the Eco-Warriors Award Ceremony Gala Night will be held on the 14th October 2016 in Nairobi( venue TBA)
Eco-warrior Award is a Kenyan Tourism Award that recognizes and celebrates outstanding contribution to ecotourism practice in Kenya. It is aimed at motivating winning ventures/ operations and industry at large to embrace practices that are ecologically and ethically sustainable in order to compete with the best in the world.
Therefore, the aim of the Award is to transform Kenya into a sustainable tourism Destination. It will recognize efforts, achievement, and exceptional innovations that enhance social-cultural, economic, and ecological sustainability.
Being a winner of Eco warrior Award means:
- Positively working towards being sustainable through having policies, investing in policies, compliance with legislation, partnerships, documenting, sharing and innovation
- Working constructively with communities to minimize negative social impacts of tourism
- Working with communities to optimize opportunities provided by tourism
- Commitment to best practices in energy, water and waste management
Being an awarded winner means the use of the award logo indefinitely since it has the year of recognition inscribed on the trophy.
The general criteria are given for each category below. Potential nominees for each category must demonstrate clearly elements of responsible, respectful and sustainable tourism.
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