GREEN DESTINATIONS STORY AWARDS
AT ITB BERLIN 2021

The Green Destinations Story Awards is a ceremony to showcase the most inspirational stories of resilient tourism practices from the 2020 Top 100 Competition – sponsored by ITB and GLP Films.

ABOUT THE AWARDS

The Green Destinations Story Awards is celebrating the most outstanding Good Practice Stories of the 2020 Top 100 competition. Only destinations that are part of the 2020 Top 100 list were eligible for nomination to the Green Destinations Story Awards, in one of the following categories:

  • Communities and Culture
  • ITB Earth
  • Nature and Ecotourism
  • Islands and Seaside
  • Covid and Tourism
  • Green Destinations: People’s Choice

We are excited to announce that we have added the Green Destinations: People’s Choice Award as a new category where you, the public, are the jury. This award will be given to the destination that receives the most votes, until the 3rd of March. You can vote for your favourite destination here:

Previous Award ceremonies @ ITB Berlin

ABOUT THE STORY AWARDS CEREMONY

The winners will be revealed during the award ceremony, streamed on the 12th of March, 2PM CET. 

The award ceremony will show the people ‘behind the scenes’ of destination management, and present the state of art of sustainable tourism in times of a global pandemia.

During the event, the finalists of the 6 categories will be presented through interviews and engaging videos about their Good Practice Stories.

We invite you for a journey, reading through the Good Practice Stories of the finalists of the 5 categories:

COMMUNITIES & CULTURE CATEGORY NOMINEES

ITB EARTH CATEGORY NOMINEES

NATURE & ECOTOURISM CATEGORY NOMINEES

ISLANDS AND SEASIDE CATEGORY NOMINEES

COVID & TOURISM CATEGORY NOMINEES

JURY

  • Albert Salman – President of the Jury
  • Rika Jean-François – ITB Berlin
  • Masaru Takayama – Asian Ecotourism Network
  • Jonathan B. Tourtellot – Destination Stewardship Center
  • Rod Hillman – Ecotourism Australia
  • Glenn Jampol – Global Ecotourism Network
  • Hugo de Jong – Green Destinations
  • Naut Kusters – Travelife for Tour Operators
  • Valere Tjolle – Vision of Sustainable Tourism
  • Rob Holmes – GLP Films, Founder & Chief Strategist
  • Mafalda Borea – Sustainable First
  • Bernard A. Metzger – TravelIndex

You can read about our previous editions here:

GET IN TOUCH!

Any questions about the awards ceremony? Our team will be happy to assist you.

contact@greendestinations.org