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Global Destination Sustainability
Awards
Each year, we celebrate the sustainability efforts of three destinations with the Leadership, Most Improved and Innovation awards. This year, we announced the winners at the 61st ICCA Congress in Krakow, Poland, in a dedicated, in-person awards ceremony open to all congress attendees. You can meet the winners at our feeling the pulse webinar, free and open to all, on 15 November. REGISTER HERE. More information on the GDS-Awards below.
2022 Winners
92.98%
Goteborg & Co
For the sixth time, Gothenburg wins the Leadership Award for its continual commitment, inspired vision, prompt action, and measurable impacts.
84.01%
Visit Belfast
This year, the Innovation Award winner is Visit Belfast for its pioneering project “Changing the Menu. For Good” raising awareness, funds, and supplies for those experiencing growing food poverty in the city.
73.66%
Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB)
The Most Improved Award was given to Bangkok, whose concerted efforts in supplier and destination management led to dramatic improvement.
2021 Winners
LEADERSHIP AWARD
88.95%
Goteborg & Co
INNOVATION AWARD
85.06%
Wonderful Copenhagen
MOST IMPROVED AWARD
79.54%
Office du Tourisme & des Congres du Grand Lyon
2019 Winners
LEADERSHIP AWARD
90%
Goteborg & Co
INNOVATION AWARD
75%
MOST IMPROVED AWARD