There are 8 different category of awards, in order to apply you will have to enter the necessary information either of the 8 sub menu application pages or click on the links provided below.
The application will require you to address some simple questions and fill in a form online, you can download the questions before and prepare your answers to cut and paste into the forms. Click here to download the questions>Award_Application_Information
- Best in Supporting Conservation Projects
This award recognizes the commitment of tourism businesses to their local environment and biodiversity by actively supporting, protecting investing in natural assets.
- Best in Resource Efficiency
This award recognizes tourism facilities that have invested and use eco-friendly energy and have sustainable approaches and mechanism in reducing energy consumption, waste, and water usage that have resulted in big financial savings without harming the environment.
- Best in Community Support and Local Development
This award recognizes exceptional commitment to supporting the local community and economy in which a business operates.
- Best in Female Employment and Gender Support
This award recognizes tourism facilities and operators that has the highest ratio of females and has provided them with opportunities and training for advancement into higher paid and the managerial positions.
- Best in Cultural Preservation
This award recognizes the commitment and efforts of tourism facilities or operators to preserve enhance and promote local cultures and heritage.
- Best in Youth Empowerment and Supporting Future Leaders in Conservation
This award recognizes the commitment and efforts of tourism facilities or operators to support the youth and providing opportunities for youth to grow and excel.
- Best Overall in Implementation of the Largest Number of SDGs
The SDGs, also known as Global Goals, build on the success of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and aim to go further to end all forms of poverty. The new Goals are unique in that they call for action by all countries, poor, rich and middle-income to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. They recognize that ending poverty must go hand-in-hand with strategies that build economic growth and addresses a range of social needs including education, health, social protection, and job opportunities, while tackling climate change and environmental protection.
Learn more, click here > http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/sustainable-development-goals.html
- Best in Climate Action
This award recognizes companies and tourism facilities that have taken significant action to reduce the impact of their greenhouse gas emissions.