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Wildlife ACT wins First at WTM Africa Accountable Tourism Awards


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

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 simply accept the award. 

Photograph by WTM Africa

This Gold Award for Greatest Nature-Optimistic Tourism highlights the significance of our voluntourism mannequin, which matches hand-in-hand with the important conservation work carried out by our workforce 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 potential.

“We’re delighted to be awarded gold in Greatest Nature-Optimistic Tourism. Our workforce works extremely laborious, rolling up their sleeves day-after-day 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 allows us to ship necessary conservation outcomes. I couldn’t be prouder.”

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

Photograph by WTM Africa

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 assist and contribute to necessary conservation efforts throughout the continent via their lively participation. 

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

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

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