#Travel: Leisure Lodge to host 10th Eco-Warriors Award Ceremony

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Ecotourism Kenya will hold its 10th Edition of the Eco-Warriors Award Ceremony Gala Night on Friday 16th October 2015 at the Leisure Lodge, Diani, Kenya.

The Eco-warrior Awards is a Kenyan Tourism Award that recognizes and celebrates outstanding contribution to ecotourism practice in Kenya. Aimed at motivating the travel industry at large to embrace practices that are ecologically and ethically sustainable,  the Awards will recognize efforts, achievement, and exceptional innovations that enhance social-cultural, economic, and ecological sustainability.

Winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner, which is part of the itinerary for Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE2015) from 15th to 17th October 2015.

This year, the Eco Warrior awards nominees are:

2015 Ecotourism Community Conservancy of the Year Award:

  • Naboisho Conservancy
  • Tawi Conservancy
  • Il Ngwesi Group Ranch
  • Westgate Conservancy

2015 Eco-rated Lodge of the Year Award:        

  • Saruni Mara
  • Saruni Samburu
  • Saasab Lodge
  • Tawi Lodge

2015 Eco-rated Tented Camp of the Year Award:

  • Karen Blixen Tented Camp
  • Sanctuary Olonana
  • Cottars 1920s Safari Camp
  • Porini Mara Camp
  • Joy’s Camp
  • Tortilis Camp

2015 Community Owned Enterprise of the Year Award:

  • Ngare Ndare Forest Trust
  • Watamu Marine Association
  • Kaya Kinondo
  • Kuruwitu Welfare Association/Community Marine Park
  • Ol Kinyei Conservancy

2015 Eco-rated Hotel of the Year Award:

  • Medina Palms
  • Turtle Bay Beach Club
  • Baobab Sea Lodge

2015 Ecotourism Tour Operator of the Year

  • Kobo Safaris
  • Uniglobe Let’s Go Travel
  • Selective Safaris/Albatros Travel
  • Gamewatchers Safaris
  • 2015 Ecotourism training program of the year
  • Amboseli Institute
  • Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute
  • 2015 Ecotourism Airline of the Year
  • Safarilink
  • Air Kenya
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