The awards ceremony took place at the World Travel Market, ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre on Wednesday 6th November during World Responsible Tourism Day.
Pictured from left to right: Cllr. John Crowe, Deputy Mayor of Clare, Carol Gleeson, Manager of Burren & Cliffs of Moher Geopark, Cillian Murphy, Loop Head Tourism and Cllr. Gabriel Keating.
Burren & Cliffs of Moher Geopark and Loop Head Peninsula were shortlisted alongside 6 other sustainable tourism destinations and organisations in the ‘Best Destination for Responsible Tourism’ category.
Other shortlisted locations include Bhutan, Bonito in Brazil, Nature Park & Glacier Region Kaunertal in Austria, Mara Naboisho Conservancy in Kenya, Valleys Regional Park in Wales and Lithuania in the ‘Best Destination for Responsible Tourism’ category.
Bonito (Brazil) won Best Destination for Responsible Tourism.
The awards scheme is sponsored by The Sultanate of Oman Ministry of Tourism and hosted by responsibletravel.com and ICRT (International Center for Responsible Tourism). See 2013 World responsible tourism Awards for full details on each category and winners.