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We are pleased to announce the release of the long list for the 16th Edition of the Eco Warrior Awards under the theme ‘’Sustainable Tourism: A Brighter Future for People, Planet, and Profit.” The award ceremony is set to take place at the Mercure Hotel in Upper Hill, Nairobi on Thursday 26 October 2023. The main initiative of the award ceremony is to create a platform that celebrates, acknowledges, and promotes sustainable tourism efforts that contribute to a brighter future for people and the planet.

The long list is as follows;

  1. Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge.
  2. Asilia Africa.
  3. Emboo River Camp.
  4. Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge.
  5. Loisaba Tented Camp.
  6. Mara Serena Safari Lodge.
  7. Entumoto Safari Camp.
  8. Governors’ Camp Collection.
  9. Saruni Rhino.
  10. Serena Beach Resort and Spa*
  11. Basecamp Maasai Mara*
  12. Sarova Lionhill Game Lodge.
  13. Elewana Tortilis Camp Amboseli. (Elewana Collection)
  14. Elewana Elephant Pepper Camp. (Elewana Collection)
  15. Leopard Hill Camp.
  16. Sanctuary Olonana.
  17. Air Kenya Express Ltd.
  18. Beulah Hills – Beulah Gardens Mbulia.
  19. Mara Naboisho Conservancy.
  20. The Mugie Conservancy Ltd.*
  21. Ngare Ndare Forest Trust.
  22. Anthony Ochieng.
  23. Belinda Smetana.
  24. Dibblex Soiyantet.
  25. Isaac Mwangi.
  26. John Lesinko.
  27. Newton Kongo.
  28. Mallayka Lanna.
  29. Mark Miano.
  30. Nevil Agesa.
  31. Shirley Akinyi.
  32. Stacey Ngina.
  33. Ahnasa Destinations.
  34. Big Foot Adventures.
  35. Kampur Travel Diaries.
  36. Let’s Go Travel.*
  37. Intrepid DMC .(Peak East Africa DMC) *
  38. Steri Tours.
  39. Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology Ltd.
  40. Kenya Utalii College.
  41. Sote Information and Communication Technology Limited. (Sote Hub).
  42. Tembea Make an Impact.

* Indicates the applicant has made an entry for more than one award sub-category.

We thank all applicants for taking the time and interest in the award. We also extend our heartfelt congratulations to all those who have made it to the long list. The journey toward a brighter, more sustainable future is a collective effort, and your involvement is instrumental in driving positive change. The shortlist announcement will follow in a month’s time, as our judges delve deeper into the remarkable contributions of each award applicant.

If you are interested in sponsoring the Eco Warrior Awards or have any related inquiries,

kindly contact us: Mary Kimeu: membership@ecotourismkenya.org or admin@ecotourismkenya.org

Let us continue to champion sustainable tourism for the well-being of people and our precious planet.

All the best to the long-listed applicants!

Yours Sincerely,

Lynnet Kamonde

Ag. Chief Executive Officer