Naboisho Conservancy Wins The Gold

Fri, 17 Jun 2016

The Naboisho Conservancy was named the Overall Winner of the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016, from a selection of 24 finalists nominated for the coveted position at the World Travel Market Africa conference in Cape Town this April.

Not only was Naboisho the Overall Winner, the conservancy also received recognition for its integral work on conservation in Kenya – receiving the Gold Award for Wildlife Conservation:

Judges recognised that these are two outstanding examples of how tourism can be used by conservationists to protect habits and species and to uplift local communities. Naboisho Conservancy has increased lion density and providing 142 jobs, secure income to 554 local Maasai households and further indirect benefits to around 10 000 local people.