News Ecotourism Spotlight Award Rewards Government Websites Announcement

Government websites that educate visitors about ecotourism and responsible travel options are eligible to win's third annual Ecotourism Spotlight Award. Nominations are accepted April 1 - June 30, 2009.

The award was developed to create incentives for communication, opportunities for conversation and a reward for participation among government leaders working toward ecotourism and responsible travel. Municipal, regional, national and international government websites are eligible.

"Many officials are figuring out Web 1.0 principles as locals and visitors are seeking out the Web 2.0 experience," said founder Ron Mader. "The spotlight award helps move government leaders forward as we give credit to those leading the pack."

Winners are announced in celebration of World Tourism Day (September 27) as way of spotlighting best practice in responsible travel and ecotourism. Winners receive international exposure and bragging rights.
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