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Cheli & Peacock Named as a Tourism for Tomorrow Finalist

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London, UK  – The Tourism for Tomorrow Awards, one of the world’s most renowned and prestigious awards, has revealed its 2012 Finalists.  We are delighted to announce that Cheli & Peacock has been named as one of three finalists in the Conservation category. The winners will be announced at Tourism for Tomorrow’s award ceremony being held in Japan during April 2012.

The Tourism for Tomorrow Awards are one of the world’s highest accolades in the Travel & Tourism industry. They are aimed at recognising best practice in sustainable tourism within the industry worldwide.Given the growing concern about natural and cultural resources, these Awards are particularly important to the World Travel & Tourism Council and provide WTTC with the opportunity of promoting and partnering with industry leaders in responsible tourism, while highlighting  prime examples of best practice.

WTTC is proud to announce this year’s Tourism for Tomorrow Awards Finalists:

Conservation Award:

Community Benefit Award:

Destination Stewardship Award:

Global Tourism Business:

Tourism for Tomorrow’s thorough judging process makes this awards scheme particularly unique. Every year they ensure a rigorous three-step judging process, including on-site evaluations. The 2012 on-site evaluations will begin soon with esteemed sustainability experts visiting each of the Finalists, to make in-depth assessments and gain a well-rounded picture of the organisations and practices.

The winners will be announced on 17th April at this year’s WTTC Global Summit in Tokyo from 16-19 April 2012, following the evaluation of the winner selection committee.

The committee is drawn from media, government, non-profit organisations and the private sector. In addition to Costas Christ, the 2012 judges are Hon Mr Marthinus van Schalkwyk, Minister of Tourism, South Africa; H.E. Sergio Díaz-Granados, Minister of Trade & Tourism, Colombia; Fiona Jeffery, Chairman of World Travel Market & Just A Drop; and Keith Bellows, Editor-in-Chief of National Geographic Traveler.

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