The announcement of the winners of the 2021 edition of the Sustainable Tourism Awards took place on Monday 20 December during the virtual Skål International Annual General Meeting. This year, exceptionally, the RTI has awarded two Skål Biosphere Sustainable Lifestyle Special Awards instead of one.
The Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards, launched in 2002, aim to raise the visibility and give recognition to entities in the travel and tourism industry.
Winners of the Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards 2021
Skål Biosphere Sustainable Lifestyle 2021 Special Award Winners
The Jury of the 20th Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards
The independent jury was made up of three distinguished and distinguished personalities representing internationally recognised organisations: the Responsible Tourism Institute, represented by Secretary General Patricio Azcárate; PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association), represented by CEO Liz Ortiguera; and Grupo Xcaret, represented by its corporate director of sustainability and international relations, Iliana Rodríguez.
In this edition, the jury has evaluated the 50 nominations received, based on leading sustainability criteria that contemplate tangible and measurable benefits for the environment, business improvement as well as society and the communities in which they operate. You can access the full list of participants of this edition here.
Biosphere-ITR would like to thank all the organisations that have participated in this edition of the awards and congratulate all the winners of this 2021 edition. The fight for the recovery of Tourism worldwide must be the priority of all of us as members of the tourism industry.