• The Awards ceremony will be held on the 18th January within the Trade Fair that will be held from the 17th to the 21st of January 2018, at the Feria de Madrid.

Fundación InterMundial has notified the names of the finalists for the first edition of the Responsible Tourism Award, which it organises along with FITUR and the Instituto Tecnológico Hotelero. The eight finalists were chosen from among the 56 entries received from 13 countries, all of them exhibiting companies at FITUR 2018.

The First Responsible Tourism Award acknowledges the involvement of the tourism companies that work towards the development and activation of tourism that encourages practices that are responsible with the environment, the economy and local society, and it comprises four categories: Hospitality, Transportation, Tourism Products and Services and a special mention for the Destinations category.

List of finalists for the first edition of the Responsible Tourism Award

Finalists for the First Responsible Tourism Award, Hospitality category:

  • Meliá Hotels International
  • NH Hotel Group

Finalists for the First Responsible Tourism Award, Transportation category:

  • Air Europa
  • Balearia Eurolíneas Marítimas

Finalists for the First Responsible Tourism Award, Tourism Products and Services category:

  • Pausanias Viajes Arqueológicos y Culturales
  • Pescaturismo S.L.

Finalists for the First Responsible Tourism Award, Special mention, Destinations:

  • Catalonia
  • Gijón

The jury that will choose the winner in each category is comprised of Manuel López, sponsor of Fundación InterMundial and CEO of InterMundial, Ana Larrañaga, director of FITUR, Álvaro Carrillo, director of ITH, Javier del Nogal, general director of Tourism & Law, Germán Porras, general secretary of the Tourism Board, Juan Molas, chairman of CEHAT, Ramón Estalella, general secretary of CEHAT and Mariano López, director of the specialised magazine VIAJAR.

The winners will be revealed on the 18th January during an awards ceremony to be held at the Feria Internacional de Turismo de Madrid (FITUR), organised by IFEMA, from the 17th to the 21st of January at Feria de Madrid.

 

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