Destination Award - Tourism for Tomorrow

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The Burren & Cliffs of Moher Geopark is a finalist in the "Tourism for Tomorrow" Awards, in the category of Destination!

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) received entries from 56 countries spanning all continents.The shortlist still contained 18 entries distributed over 6 categories - and last night, the winners were announced at the awards ceremony in China.

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The winner in the Destination category was the Costa Navarino region in Greece, but to be even shortlisted was a great achievement!

The WTTC 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.

Candidates can apply in one of the following six Award Categories: Destination Award, Environment Award, Community Award, Business Award, People Award and Innovation Award.

Once all applications have been received the judging procedure really begins. The applicants have to go through a unique three-step process including site visits. Then, the international team of 18 to 20 judges, representing a wide range of professional backgrounds and expertise in the travel & tourism industry, select the winners after choosing three finalists in each category.

So what does it mean to be shortlisted or a winner? Winners and finalists of the Awards are recognised by a panel of internationally acclaimed sustainable tourism judges. They benefit from outstanding international media exposure and gain a wide variety of global industry contacts.