TPB Philippines Named 'Sustainability Leader of the Year'

Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines Named ‘Sustainability Leader of the Year’ at TripZilla Excellence Awards 2022

TPB Philippines is the inaugural winner of this award.

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Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines wins big at the TripZilla Excellence Awards 2022, getting named the Sustainability Leader of the Year by the prestigious awards body. TPB Philippines, the marketing and promotions arm of the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT), topped the polls after extensive online voting from 14 to 28 October 2022.

A new category in the TripZilla Excellence Awards, Sustainability Leader of the Year aims to honour companies and organization staking strides in responsible tourism. Its addition recognizes the role of industry leaders in minimizing tourism’s negative impact on the social, economic, and environmental landscape of key destinations.

Sustainability remains at the forefront of TPB Philippines’ efforts to promote the Philippines as a world-class travel destination. Through its initiatives in promoting environmental awareness and local-centric experiences, the TPB hopes to develop the country’s thrust of green and sustainable tourism among all stakeholders.

Bojo River in Aloguinsan, Cebu, Philippines

Bojo River in Aloguinsan, Cebu, Philippines — named as one of the Top 100 Sustainable Destinations in the World by Green Destinations | Image credit: Narjay Calinao

Amid the pandemic, TPB sought to highlight unique cultural activities in the Philippines: batok (traditional tattoos) in Buscalan, Kalinga; hilot (traditional massage) and the annual healing festival on Siquijor Island; and the different forms of textile weaving across the country. TPB also spearheaded efforts to promote farm tourism in a bid to support local farmers and nature-based adventures in and around Metro

Additionally, TPB regularly engages with local and foreign explorers to encourage the practice of sustainable behaviour when travelling.

About TripZilla Excellence Awards 2022

Now in its 8th year, TripZilla Excellence Awards continues to put a spotlight on the trailblazing brands delivering the experiences that travellers love the most. It’s organized by TripZilla, a leading online travel media in Southeast Asia with a reach of more than 20 million readers every month. More than a hundred celebrated travel brands nabbed nominations for TripZilla Excellence Awards 2022. Winners were awarded after an extensive online voting process on See complete list of winners here.

For more information, please visit and TPBPhls’s oficial Facebook page.

Brought to you by Tourism Promotions Board – Philippines. 

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