2014 Eco-Warriors Awards: #ResponsibleTourism is #WhyILoveKenya
The 2014 Eco Warrior Awards will be held 9th October 2014 at The Carnivore, Nairobi during the Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE) that will be hosted by KTB.
The gala dinner is part of the itinerary for the 200 International Travel Trade ‘hosted buyers’ who will be attending the exhibition. The MKTE to be held at KICC is commencing on 8th and ending on 10th October 2014. We therefore present this as your chance to get recognized for your efforts, innovations and exceptional achievements in promoting responsible tourism and tourism sustainability in Kenya.
Take advantage of this wonderful networking opportunity; registration is ongoing. To register, click this link
There are also numerous prizes up for grabs at the dinners raffle which include:
Complimentary vouchers to award-winning camps, lodges and hotels,
Specially commissioned paintings by local artists
Items made from recycled materials.
Click on the link for more information on the raffles.
For further details, drop us an email on email@example.com or call us on 020 257 4059 or 0726 366 080.
The Eco-rating Certification Scheme
The Eco-rating certification Scheme is a sustainable tourism certification program that aims to promote responsible tourism in Kenya. Launched in 2002 by Ecotourism Kenya in cooperation with tourism stakeholders in Kenya, the programs focus is to recognise best practices in environmental conservation, responsible resource use and socio-economic investment among tourism accommodation facilities by awarding qualified applicants assessed under the scheme with a Bronze, Silver or Gold eco-rating certification based on their performance.
The Eco-rating certification scheme follows a systematic procedure that assesses a tourism accommodation facility on its environmental, economic and socio-cultural performance. The criteria has been designed to suit local requirements and is aligned to the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria (GSTC) formed under the umbrella of the United Nations (UN). Through the Eco-rating certification scheme, Ecotourism Kenya aims to promote environmental, economic and social best practices by accommodation facilities within the tourism industry...Read the Eco-rating Certification Guide