Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi conferred the Thailand Green Excellence Awards on four civil society groups at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2016.
The Awards were originally launched in 2007 as a cooperative venture between the TAT London Office and responsibletravel.com, an online travel agent active in promoting green tourism. Held annually since then, the Thailand Green Excellence Awards UK are aimed at encouraging tourism that promotes the environment and contributes to social and cultural betterment.
The Awards recognise tourism business operators including hotels and travel agents within the UK and Thailand, whose products and services help conserve tourism resources and sustainable development. The four categories of awards are: 1) Nature, Marine and Heritage, 2) Community Based Tourism, 3) Animal Welfare, and 4) Outstanding Contribution Award.