Announcing The 2019 Eco Warrior Award Winners

The 2019 Eco Warrior Award Winners

This World Tourism Day, Ecotourism Kenya is proud to announce the winners of the 14th Edition of the Eco Warrior Award. The theme for the 2019 Eco Warrior Award is, Tourism; ‘Tourism Jobs and the Green Economy: A Better Future for All

Ecotourism Kenya hosted this year’s annual gala dinner yesterday at Nairobi, Serena Hotel. 

 

The 2019 Eco Warriors were celebrated in pomp and color. The winners of the 6 distinct categories were recognized for their outstanding contributions in the promotion of culture and heritage within their various fields in Kenya. These individuals, business owners, organizations and community groups all displayed a great passion for cultural heritage and were able to showcase their successful endeavors in the protection of the same through innovative literary works, art, research, initiatives, and projects.

The following are the 2019 Eco Warrior Award Winners:

 

Winners list:

2019 Tourism and Green Jobs Eco Warrior –

Sponsored by Kenya Utalii College – KUC

  • Mugie Conservancy – Winner
  • Peak East Africa – Runner- up

2019 Social Impact Eco Warrior –

Sponsored by Kenya Wildlife Trust – KWT

  • Basecamp Explorer Kenya – Winner
  • Gamewatchers Porini – Winner
  • Lake Elementeita Serena Camp – Winner
  • Ngare Ndare Forest Trust – Winner
  • Amboseli Serena Lodge – 1st Runner- up
  • Il Ngwesi Eco Lodge – 2nd Runner- up

2019 Sustainable Tourism Change Makers

Sponsored by African Fund for Endangered Wildlife – AFEW Kenya

  • David Marenya – Winner 
  • Rahmina Oyugi – Runner- up

2019 Green Tourism Champion in the Resource Use Efficiency –

Sponsored by Kenya Tourism Board – KTB

  • Kicheche Mara Camp – Winner 
  • Escapades – Kilima Camp – Runner- up

2019 Green Tourism Champion in Tour Operations –

Sponsored by Kenya Association of Tour Operators – KATO)

  • Sunworld Safaris – Winner
  • Let’s Go Travel – Uniglobe – Winner
  • Gamewatchers Safaris Ltd – Runner- up
  • Twiga Tours and Travel – Runner- up

2019 Green Tourism Champion in Minimization of Single-Use Plastic –

Sponsored by Tourism Fund – TF)

  • Kichwa Tembo –  Winner
  • Mara Bush Camp – Winner
  • Safari Collection – Runner- up
  • Angama Mara – Runner- up

Lets Go Travel won the Travel Life Certification which provides a state of the art and affordable certification standard to evaluate, prove and communicate your sustainability achievements.

The Eco-Warrior Award is a Kenyan tourism award that recognizes and celebrates outstanding contributions to ecotourism practice in Kenya. It is aimed at motivating winning ventures/operations and industry at large to embrace practices that are ecologically and ethically sustainable in order to compete with the best in the world.

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For further information about the Eco-Warriors Awards and/or Ecotourism Kenya contact:

Mobile: +254726366080 0732815683

Email: pr@ecotourismkenya.org; ceo@ecotourismkenya.org

Website: www.ecotourismkenya.org

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