In 2024, the Global World Responsible Tourism Awards have a new sponsor, Sabre. The judging process, entry requirements and organisation of the awards have not changed. The panels of judges are still chaired by Harold Goodwin of the Responsible Tourism Partnership
The Africa Awards are organised by WTM Africa and the India Awards are organised by the ICRT India Foundation.
Those that win Gold in the regional awards are automatically entered into the Sabre Global World Responsible Tourism Awards.
We are looking for examples that will inspire and challenge others to take more responsibility for managing tourism to make it more sustainable, minimise the negative impacts and maximise the positive. The Awards continue to use the same criteria as we have in the last few years. We expect leaders in Responsible Tourism to have established practices with the following characteristics:
Please read these notes before completing the entry form:
The submission opening date is 1 November 2023
The submission closing date is 1 March 2024
There are two parts to your application.
The application is a digital process with documentation submitted online. However, if you require an alternative means to submit your application, please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate any requirements.
We ask that you complete your form in English. However, if you require a copy of the application form in another language, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate any requirements.
To ensure a fair and unbiased judging process, our decisions are based on the information you provide on this form. We reserve the right to release the information you supplied in this application, so please be sure that you can support your case if it is challenged.
The judges are looking for answers that directly respond to the question asked.