Meaningful Tourism Award 2024

Meaningful Tourism Award 2024

We are thrilled to extend our warm invitation to you to apply for the prestigious Meaningful Tourism Award 2024, a hallmark event that celebrates excellence and innovation in the realm of sustainable and meaningful tourism practices. After Singapore 2022 and Doha 2023, this year, the award ceremony will be held during the Nepal Tourism 2.0 conference in Kathmandu/Nepal, organised by PATA Nepal Chapter and COTRI, on June 6th, 2024.

The Meaningful Tourism Award recognises and honors outstanding achievements across various sectors of the tourism and hospitality industry. We encourage tourism professionals, service providers, organisations, and governments to participate and showcase their best practices that contribute to Meaningful Tourism benefits and satisfaction for one of the six main stakeholders in tourism.

The six award categories are ordered accordingly:

  1. Travellers
  2. Host communities
  3. Employees of service providing companies
  4. Service providing companies
  5. Governments
  6. Environment

In each category, a Gold, Silver and Bronze Award will be selected from the applications by an international jury. If you have an initiative, a project or a project which fits with the provision of benefits and satisfaction for one of the stakeholders, please apply for the Meaningful Tourism Award 2024. Application is of course free of charge.

Why participate?

  • Gain international recognition for your initiatives and projects during HTM and with international offline and online media coverage
  • Showcase your commitment to meaningful and sustainable tourism practices
  • Inspire others and contribute to the positive transformation of the tourism industry
  • Network with like-minded professionals and organisations
  • Get the right to use the Meaningful Tourism Award 2024 logo in all your communication
  • Get the opportunity to present your awarded activity in an eBook published after the HTM.

Application details:

  • Deadline: May 15th, 2024
  • Submission: Send applications to
  • Application Requirements: Include information about your product, project or initiative in electronic form (PowerPoint, PDF, video, link to website, etc.), and a brief explanation of why your activity deserves recognition as a Meaningful Tourism endeavor.

The MTC Meaningful Tourism Center in Hamburg, Germany, is dedicated to promoting and advancing Meaningful Tourism as a tool for a holistic sustainable development of tourism in times of climate change and new customer demands.

Beside applying yourself, we would like to encourage you as well to spread the word about this significant opportunity within your networks and communities. Together, let’s continue to foster a tourism industry that is meaningful, sustainable, and enriching for everyone involved.

Thank you for your commitment to Meaningful Tourism practices, and we look forward to receiving your impactful applications.

Sponsor/exhibitor contact

Prof. Dr. Arlt
[javascript protected email address]

Publish your content with EB Publishing

It's about who you reach. Get your news, events, jobs and thought leadership seen by those who matter to you.

Featured Events

Publish your event

Featured Jobs

Publish your job
leaf background pattern

Transforming Innovation for Sustainability Join the Ecosystem →