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Chris Roche Included as a Judge in the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Feb 20, 2018 | Wilderness Safaris

February 2018 – Wilderness Safaris Chief Marketing Officer, Chris Roche has again been included in the prestigious line-up of judges for the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Tourism for Tomorrow (T4T) Awards, which will be announced at the 18th WTTC Global Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina in April 2018.

Chris Roche, Wilderness Safaris CMO

Chris joins an esteemed panel of WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Award judges, made up of experts in sustainable tourism from around the world. “Chris is respected for his firm belief that it is a moral and ethical obligation of tourism businesses to ensure that their impact on the areas and the people where they work is positive and far-reaching, and we are certain that his extensive environmental expertise will make him a valuable asset to the judging panel”, said Grant Woodrow, Wilderness Safaris COO.

Renowned as the most acclaimed sustainable tourism awards in the world, the T4T Awards are aimed at recognising the highest ethical standards in the sector and are respected by industry leaders, governments and international media alike. The annual WTTC Global Summit helps drive the sustainable development agenda for travel and tourism and it is an honour for Wilderness Safaris to have Chris Roche selected as one of the T4T Award judges.

“Wilderness has been taking part in the T4T Awards for almost 20 years, proudly winning a T4T Award in 1999, 2005 and 2016, as well as being listed as a finalist in 2007, 2010 and 2012. With a shared vision of promoting best sustainable practice in our industry, it is exciting to be part of the judging panel to honour other businesses driving the sustainability tourism agenda across the world. As we celebrate our 35th birthday of changing lives in 2018, we are truly inspired to share our knowledge and to work together with like-minded partners to promote purposeful travel and to ensure the long-term sustainability of our industry”, commented Chris.

Click here to read about the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards or here to read about the 15 Finalists