Brazilian sustainability awards
10YFP STP Portfolio: Brazilian tour operators association at the forefront of national sustainability awards
Cambará Eco Hotel in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, was selected as the winner of the Top Sustainability and the Hospitality Award of the 2016/17 edition of the Brazilian Tour Operators Association (Braztoa) Awards. The hotel was honored for its environmentally sustainable operations, from collecting and reusing rainwater and composting organic residue for fertilizer use in its gardens, to delivering recyclables and supporting local farmers by creating projects thar help them sell their products.
Co-organized by Braztoa and the Ministry of Tourism of Brazil, the annual Awards were created in 2012 to spotlight outstanding initiatives of tourism companies and organizations, aiming to encourage investment in more sustainable practices in the tourism sector.