Our Awards

Responsible Tourism's Most Prestigious Awards Programme

The WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards cover the globe. Championing the very best work in Responsible Tourism. Free to enter, the 2022 Awards are split into four regions, with the winner of each region going forward to compete in the Global Awards.

Considering the challenges we have all experienced, there is no better year to enter, to give your business a competitive edge.

Global Awards

WTM World Responsible Tourism

Winners of the Regional Awards will be entered into the Global Awards which will be announced at WTM London 7-9 Nov 22.

Every year remarkable new responsible businesses and destinations are ‘discovered’ and recognised through the Awards. Entering is an opportunity to showcase the impact you are having and what you have achieved. Being recognised will bring you a business advantage.

Harold Goodwin
WTM Responsible Tourism Advisor

Why enter?

Recognition & reputation

Show off your achievements as an innovator.

        Motivate and         reward

Boost morale and show your team how much you value them.

Access to industry leaders

Connect with the best and the brightest travel professionals.

  Return on    investment

Attract new business as an award finalist.


Benefit from increased PR and press opportunities.


Impartial experts will provide invaluable feedback on your entry.


The bragging rights are sensational!


There is no charge to enter the Responsible Tourism Awards.

Why entering makes business sense?

Glynn O’Leary, CEO of the Africa Tour Operator Transfrontier Parks Destinations explains why it is important to his business to enter the Awards

RTA video on why entering makes business sense

Khwa ttu: Best Responsible Cultural or Heritage Experience Category 2019