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Sustainable Tourism Awards - Deadline for receipt of entries

A total of 47 entries from 28 countries are this year competing to win the Sustainable Tourism Awards that Skål International (the biggest worldwide organization of travel and tourism professionals) will present during the Opening Ceremony of the 78th Skål World Congress in Hyderabad, India, on 6 October.  

Three independent judges, who are experts in terms of sustainability, are carrying out exhaustive work to evaluate the entries according to a series of criteria such as nature preservation, carbon offsetting, climate change mitigation, human rights protection, local employment, etc.    

View the list of participants here

Skål International is an Affiliate Member of the UNWTO and this year has incorporated a special category to award the sustainable Tourism Destinations on the occasion of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

The Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards have enjoyed growing success since their launch in 2002 and this year, they are being officially sponsored by Halterios, a Tourism Management, Branding/Social Responsibility and Marketing Consultancy based in Spain. Halterios’ marketing department recently presented to the tourism industry the Stone Paper®, an intelligent, ecological and environmentally responsible product. www.halterios.es