2024 Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards – Apply Now!

 Deadline Date: June 30, 2024

 Donor Name: Skål International

 Grant Size: Not Available


Apply for the Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards, geared towards enhancing the visibility and grant recognition to entities from the Travel and Tourism industry.

As an Affiliated Member of UN Tourism, whose mission is to promote reliable, sustainable, and universally accessible Tourism, Skål International created the Sustainable Tourism Awards following the United Nations declaration of 2002, to spotlight best practices globally.

Skål International has adopted the UN Tourism Global Code of Ethics in Tourism and supports the ST-EP initiative (Sustainable Tourism-Eliminating Poverty). Skål International is also affiliated with other important international organizations including PATA, IIPT, The Code, ECPAT and WTTC among others.

Avalaible Categories:

  • Accessible Tourism
  • Accommodation
  • Community and Government Projects
  • Educational and Social Programmes
  • Land and Marine Biodiversity
  • Major Tourist Attractions
  • Tour Operators-Travel Agents
  • Touristic Mobility

Why should you enter these Awards?

  • To enhance visibility and get recognition for your outstanding performance in terms of sustainable and responsible tourism.
  • To increase your contacts and introduce your products and services to professionals from the tourism industry from all over the world.
  • To obtain media coverage among the entire Skål membership worldwide and their international press contacts.
  • To collect the award in person and experience the Skål World Congress networking sessions and friendship atmosphere.

Awards Ceremony
The winners of the Sustainable Tourism Awards will be officially announced during the 2024 Skål International World Congress to be held in Izmir, Türkiye, from 16 to 21 October.

Cost Covered

  • The winners will be invited to personally collect the trophy during the Awards Ceremony. 
  • Skål International will cover the cost of a specific package consisting of: attendance at the Skål World Congress Get-Together Party (16 October), accommodation at one of the Congress hotels, and lunch after the Awards Ceremony (17 October).
  • Travel expenses are excluded.

Who can apply for these Awards and Conditions?

  • Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards are open annually to all public and private sector companies, educational institutions, NGOs, and government agencies related to tourism worldwide.
  • All sustainable initiatives and activities presented must be implemented and in operation. Projects that are yet not in operation are not eligible.
  • Entries must be endorsed by a Skål Club or National Committee to qualify for participation (except Government Bodies).
  • Entrants can only participate with one project, in one of the available categories.
  • Only one project per country, per category, will be accepted.
  • The application form must be completed in English.

For more information, visit Skål International.

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