Imvelo Awards for responsible tourism
The Imvelo Awards were inaugurated at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development, which took place in South Africa. The awards recognise tourism and hospitality businesses that promote and make a sustained contribution to responsible tourism.
Imvelo is now in its 10th year. The awards adhere to the responsible tourism guidelines for the South African hospitality industry as well as the United Nations World Tourism Organisation’s code of ethics. Imvelo is also supported by the Heritage Environmental Rating Programme.
The categories for the Imvelo Awards include:
Best Social Involvement Programme
Best Practice Economic Impact
Best Overall Environmental Management System
Best Single Resource Management Programme
Most Empowered Tourism Business
Investor in People Award
For more information visit Imvelo’s website. The deadline for submissions is August 31.