Top three in the world – Innovation of the year
Lapland Vuollerim Welcomes You is one of the finalists in the category “Innovation Award” to the international prize “Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2014”
It is the global organization World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) that is recognizing sustainable tourism best practices in businesses and destinations worldwide. Lapland Vuollerim has been selected to be one of three finalists in the category “Innovation Award” – one of the most honorable awards for sustainable tourism in the world.
The award is presented in six categories with three finalists in each. They are selected out of 174 applicants from 56 countries worldwide.
Lapland Vuollerim is the only finalist from Scandinavia. Other finalists come from countries like Chile, India, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and Tanzania.
“What a heck of a start of the new year! We are still pinching our arms here. This is the second international nomination in a short time. It’s incredible what people in a small village can achieve together! This is definitely an acknowledgement for everyone that is involved in developing this region.”
Örjan Kraft, one of the initiators