Male’, Maldives, 1st December 2022 – We are extremely delighted to announce that Secret Paradise Maldives has been included in Wanderlust Travel Media’s ‘Top 10 Sustainability Initiatives, Tour Operator’ category for 2022.
As the UK’s longest-running travel magazine, Wanderlust has been at the forefront of sustainable travel for nearly 30 years. Today, their values remain more important than ever. They exist to inform and inspire travellers globally to take the road less travelled, by sharing authentic travel writing, stunning photography and expert advice, in print and online.
Three new Sustainability Categories were included in this year’s awards allowing Tourist Boards, Tour Operators, and Accommodation providers to highlight actions & innovation in the field of sustainability. Each category submission was supported by documented evidence and was judged by a panel of industry and sustainability experts including Derek Moore, Kate Kenward, John Telfer, Holly Tuppen, Vicky Smith, Richard Hammond, Karen Edwards and Tess Longfield.
Secret Paradise Co-Founder, Ruth Franklin commented ‘this is a huge accomplishment for a local independent travel business. We are competing with some of the biggest global travel companies, some of whom we are fortunate to have as partners and we are privileged to stand alongside them in this category. As a team we are proud to promote sustainable and responsible travel. We hope we inspire our partners, our guests and the tourism industry as a whole, demonstrating that any size of business can make a positive impact’.