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BIOSPHERE RESPONSIBLE TOURISM certification had received many awards during his life, helping the Sustainable development in the tourism industry all over the world


EUROPEAN BUSINESS AWARDS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT (EBAE)


The edition of the European Business Awards for the Environment in 1999-2000 ended with a ceremony presided by the Prince of Asturias, Felipe de BorbĂłn y Grecia, who gave the awards to each company.

The European awards’ ceremony held in Brussels by the Environment Commissioner, Margot Wallström.

The Institute of Responsible Tourism received a special award for its "Responsible Tourism System".

 

"MADERA VERDE" AWARD


In 2005 ITR is awarded with the “Madera Verde”. This award about Environmental Responsibility is issued by the Promotion of Social and Cultural Activities Association (APAS) in collaboration with the Royal Spanish Golf Federation. “Madera Verde” was awarded in recognition of the work of ITR in relation to the golf courses in the Canary Islands, where the ITR has successfully implemented and certified the ISO 14001 and BIOSPHERE GOLF certificates.

The Golf Courses certificated in Tenerife are "Golf Las Americas", “Golf Costa Adeje", "Golf del Sur" and "Buenavista Golf”.

The ITR promotes the consideration of the Canary Golf as a product of "sustainable golf”.

 

SPORT & TOURISM GLOBAL AWARDS


The ceremony of "Global Sport and Tourism Awards" held in Palma de Mallorca during the Forum lles Balears(November 2006).

The appreciated award was issued to the ITR in its second edition, in the category of nonprofit organizations focused on tourism and environment.

Mr. Luis Ramallo, Honorific Chairman of the ITR, picked up the prestigious award together to Dr. Tomas Azcarate, President of ITR.

 

INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD GRANTED BY TUI AG


In May 2006, The "International Environmental Award" held in the Noble Hall of the Cabildo Insular de Tenerife, where the ITR was awarded for its works and activities.

The Chairman of the ITR, Dr. Tomás Azcarate Bang received the International Environment Award from Mr. Iwand Michael Wolf, Director of TUI AG Corporate Environmental Management and the President of the Cabildo, Mr. Ricardo Melchior.

 

GOLD MEDAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE 2001, GRANTED BY THOMSON


In 2001 the Gold Medal Awards for Excellence by Thomson was granted to the Biosphere Hotels Group of the island of Lanzarote for their activities about the environment.

 

INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE TOURISM



The International Award for Sustainable Tourism is awarded to establishments that meet international standards of sustainability and environmental behavior containing defense and socio-cultural values of the environment.

In awarding the International Award for Sustainable Tourism, presented by the experts that make up the Council of the ITR, It tries to show examples of good practice in sustainable tourism to the society.


FIRST EDITION


The Institute of Sustainable Tourism (IRT) has agreed to grant the International Award for Sustainable Tourism, in its first edition, Hotel Botánico, Puerto de la Cruz (Tenerife) and Hotel Gran Rey, Valle Gran Rey (La Gomera).

Both tourist accommodations have been selected by the level of improvement achieved in terms of sustainability, a concept that encompasses economic, social, cultural and environmental.