Sustainable hotels honoured
The Pacific Asia Travel Association announces its Tourism InSPIRE Awards, saying winners exemplify use and application of sustainable consumption approaches, resource efficiency, value chain approach, eco-innovation, sustainable consumption, sustainability reporting, community action, cultural heritage, and collective impact. Winners are:
Best Branded Accommodation: El Nido Resorts, Philippines, for its innovative and inspirational activities.
Best Independent Accommodation: Sukau Rainforest Lodge, Malaysia, for its stakeholder engagement efforts and exemplary practices.
Best Marine and Wildlife Tourism Provider: Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, Sri Lanka, for their clear commitment to sustainable consumption and production practices, tangible impacts and measurable outcomes.
Best Culture and Heritage Tourism Provider: Siddhalepa Ayurveda Health Resort, Sri Lanka, for its clear commitment to sustainability.
Best Responsible Tourism Destination: Borneo Rainforest Lodge, Malaysia, for its performance in stakeholder engagement and resource efficiency.
Best Community Based Tourism Initiative: Bojo Aloguinsan Ecotourism Association, the Philippines, for its serious commitment to sustainability principles and evident benefits to community members.