Mr. Sounh Manivong, Director-General of the Lao National Tourism
Administration's Department of Planning and Cooperation said,
"We are very happy and proud to receive Planeta.com's Ecotourism
Spotlight Award in recognition of the Lao Government's effort
to promote sustainable ecotourism."
Mr. Soun added, "I would like to extend a special thanks
to the team responsible for creating and maintaining Ecotourism
Laos and also thank Planeta.com for acknowledging the role government
websites can play in promoting sustainable ecotourism products
Comments from the voters:
The site focuses on the importance of including local communities
and ethnic groups.
I liked the dos
This site makes it very easy to do research on ecotourism
This site stresses the cultural diversity of the country
and how travelers can visit in a responsible manner.
Nominations for the next Ecotourism
Spotlight Award will be accepted at the start of 2008. Financial
sponsorship is welcome in the development of this initiative.
Thanks in to everyone for assistance in developing this award.
Special kudos to Green-travel,
Travel Center, Tony
Blackboard and StepUp