The finalists for the 2012 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards have been announced, and an international team of judges will now begin to choose the winners of these prestigious awards, which aim to recognise best practice in sustainable tourism within the industry worldwide. This year’s finalists in the four categories are:
- Destination Stewardship: Destination Røros, Norway, Misool Eco Resort, Indonesia, and Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau, Japan.
- Global Tourism Business: Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, Singapore, REI Adventures, USA, and Wilderness, Botswana
- Conservation: Cheli & Peacock, Kenya, Inkaterra Peru, Peru, and NamibRand Safaris, Wolwedans Collection, Namibia
- Community Benefit: Saunders Hotel Group, USA, Soria Moria Boutique Hotel, Cambodia, and the Thailand Community Tourism Based Institute, Thailand.
The winners will be announced in mid-April, watch this space!