TE PAE Christchurch Convention Centre has received the 2023 Skål International Sustainable Tourism Award in the Community and Government Projects category.
Ross Steele, the centre’s general manager said: “This award is a credit to the entire Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre team and their commitment to foster a culture of environmental excellence.
“Sustainability is a key operational pillar for Te Pae Christchurch and an area our whole team is passionate about. We view all significant decisions through an environmental lens and are driven to provide world class sustainable convention centre operations, creating meaningful change for future generations,” Mr Steele said.
The 2023 Skal International Sustainable Tourism Awards hosted a record number of 68 entries from 18 countries. Evaluated by an independent judging panel comprised of esteemed sustainability experts, this awards programme has been held annually since 2002 and serves as a platform to give recognition to contributions, remarkable achievements, innovation, and best practices in sustainability and responsible tourism.
The Awards Ceremony took place at the Opening Ceremony of the 82nd Skål World Congress in Málaga, Spain yesterday.
Main picture: Victoria Wales, business director at HOT Events and president of Skål International Christchurch, receives the award in Spain on behalf of Te Pae