ICRT India Foundation announces Responsible Tourism Awards 2023 winners


Recognizing industry excellence in sustainable practices, the Responsible Tourism Awards 2023 showcase leading organizations committed to global eco-responsibility.

The ICRT India Foundation with support from Fairfest Media Ltd. (the organisers of OTM, BLTM & TTF shows) announced the winners of the Responsible Tourism Awards 2023.

The awards recognise the winners’ contribution to making tourism sustainable and their efforts to utilize tourism as a means to improve living conditions and preserve natural and cultural heritage. Needless to say, the Responsible Tourism Awards place one’s business, destination, or organization on the global stage.

Responsible Tourism Awards 2023 – Winners

  • Aura Voyages, New Delhi
  • Bhasa Sutra – Sustainable Journeys on Wheels – 100 Miles, Kolkata, West Bengal
  • City Explorer, New Delhi
  • Department of Tourism, Union Territory of Ladakh
  • Fagun Tourism, Assam
  • Fernweh Fair Travel, Chamoli, Uttarakhand
  • Holidays in Rural India, United Kingdom
  • IHCL, Mumbai Maharashtra
  • Kerala RT Mission, Govt. of Kerala
  • Madla Village Tourism Development Committee – Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board, Bhopal
  • Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation
  • Meluha – The Fern, Mumbai – Maharashtra
  • Odisha Eco-Tourism Foundation by Heritage Tours Puri, Odisha
  • Pashoo Pakshee, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Pench Tree Lodge (Pugdundee Safari), Seoni, Madhya Pradesh
  • Ranmangli Foundation, Nagpur, Maharashtra
  • Sabarvani Village Tourism Development Committee – MP Tourism Board, Madhya Pradesh
  • Secret Paradise Maldives
  • Soar Excursions, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Surwahi Social Ecoestate Kanha
  • Waghoba Eco Lodge – Pugdundee Safari, Tadoba, Maharashtra
  • WildFlower Villas, Goa

Winners to be awarded under the following six categories:

  • Best for Tackling Plastic Waste
  • Best for Meaningful Connections
  • Best for Local Sourcing, Craft and Food
  • Addressing Climate Change
  • Best for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Best for Nature-Positive Tourism

The winners will be felicitated at BLTM – India’s leading trade show on Business + Leisure Travel and MICE held at the Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi on 30 September 2023 at 4 PM. Those awarded Gold at the ICRT India Awards 2023 will get direct entry into the Global Responsible Tourism Awards presented in London in early November.