2017, marked the first year of the Myanmar Responsible Tourism Awards and the standard of entries proved the passion and dedication of local tourism businesses to lead the way in responsible tourism standards.
The Award featured six categories open to all responsible tourism business, organizations and individuals who wanted to participate. The independent judging panel of three top tourism and responsible business professionals judged entries on their ability to demonstrate best practice.
The official award ceremony was held at the newly opened Pan Pacific Hotel in Yangon, on 4 November 2017 with winners announced by MRTI Chairman Nyunt Win Naing, and presented with certificates and trophies constructed from recycled timber by U Tint Twin, Director General, Directorate office of Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
Congratulations of the 2017 winners, who will inspire the tourism industry on what it is possible to achieve in responsible tourism.