Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award

The Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award is a collaborative effort between Planeta and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP with the generous support of the Heidehof Foundation. The award is presented to indigenous tourism operations for their websites that promotes sustainable practices and educates visitors on cultural protocols and biodiversity conservation.The award is aimed at private tourism services, owned and operated by indigenous and local communities embodying traditional lifestyles, and its main objectives are to motivate candidates to improve their online communication on biological and cultural diversity, to highlight their best practices in managing tourism in a biodiversity-friendly way and to raise operators and public’s awareness on biodiversity. Visit

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