HAWAII TOUR OPERATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award aims to recognize Hawaii ecotourism operations who demonstrate, through their business, a commitment to environmental stewardship, cultural sensitivity, community enhancement, educational content, or all of the above. These operations provide excellent examples of how the principles of ecotourism can be put into practice here in Hawaii. Click here for details on how operations are selected for Tour Operator of the Year.
HAWAII TRAVEL WRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Travel writers can be the traveler’s best friend when planning a visit to Hawaii. Their articles in travel sections of newspapers, or in in-flight magazines or books, can lead you to unexpected and delightful surprises. The Hawaii Ecotourism Association honors travel writers each year with the Travel Writer of the Year award. This award goes to a writer who shares the values of ecotourism with readers through newspaper or magazine articles on personal travel experiences or in guidebooks.