Wildlife ACT wins First at WTM Africa Accountable Tourism Awards

On 4 April, Wildlife ACT gained the Gold Award for ‘Finest Nature-Optimistic Tourism’ on the WTM Africa Accountable Tourism Awards. This vital award recognised the organisation as first place in Africa for this class – an incredible achievement for our crew. 

Wildlife ACT’s Bookkeeper, Katie Bradley; and Fundraisings and Partnerships Supervisor, Pippa Orpen attended the occasion at WTM Africa’s Highlight Theatre in Cape City to just accept the award. 

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This Gold Award for Finest Nature-Optimistic Tourism highlights the significance of our voluntourism mannequin, which fits hand-in-hand with the important conservation work carried out by our crew and valued companions. 

We’re extraordinarily grateful for this recognition by WTM Africa and want to take this chance to supply our sincerest because of all of the conservation companions and devoted volunteers who’ve made what we do attainable.

“We’re delighted to be awarded gold in Finest Nature-Optimistic Tourism. Our crew works extremely onerous, rolling up their sleeves on daily basis serving to to avoid wasting endangered and precedence wildlife species. This award recognises our groups’ dedication, and validates Wildlife ACT’s distinctive sustainable tourism mannequin which permits us to ship vital conservation outcomes. I couldn’t be prouder.”

– Johan Maree, Co-Founding father of Wildlife ACT.

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About Wildlife ACT’s Volunteer Mannequin:

From the outset Wildlife ACT established a tour working firm which developed quite a few “voluntourism”-based fashions to permit individuals to help and contribute to vital conservation efforts throughout the continent by their energetic participation. 

This volunteer mannequin has confirmed to achieve success in attaining conservation objectives, funding conservation efforts, and likewise fostering a way of group and shared accountability for the safety of wildlife species.

Discover out extra about changing into a wildlife conservation volunteer right here.

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