Recognition & Awards

ALERT is proud to be the corporate social responsibility arm of the African Encounter group.  Our combined work has been recognized over the years in the fields of conservtion, social involvement and tourism.


2014

  • Antelope Park Finalist for Safari Awards for Best Community Focused Camp
  • African Encounter Nominated for World Travel Awards for Africa's Responsible Tourism Award
  • African Encounter Nominated for World Travel Awards for Africa's Leading Conservation Company
  • African Impact nominated for Go Abroad Innovation Award for Innovation in Sustainability (Livingstone Community Projects, Zambia)
  • African Impact winner for Go Abroad Innovation Award for Innovative New Project (Maasai Literacy Program in Moshi, Kenya)
  • African Impact Nominated for World Travel Awards for Africa's Leading Conservation Company
  • Encounter Mara Nominated for World Travel Awards for Kenya's Leading Tented Safari Camp
  • Antelope Park Nominated for World Travel Awards for Zimbabwe's Leading Private Game Reserve
  • Lion Encounter Zimbabwe Winner of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for being within the top performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on Trip Advisor
  • Lion Encounter Zambia Winner of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for being within the top performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on Trip Advisor

2013

  • ALERT Andrew Conolly, Founder of ALERT, nominated for the biennial Indianapolis Prize, the world’s leading award for animal conservation
  • African Impact Winner of Go Abroad Innovation Award for Innovative New Project (Chimfunshi, Zambia)
  • Antelope Park Winner Association of Zimbabwe Travel Agents Environmental Award for “an active and successful conservation initiative at Antelope Park in general, and for the effort to promote awareness of, and conservation of, lions, through their on-going action programme in partnership with ALERT
  • Antelope Park Winner of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for being within the top performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on Trip Advisor
  • Lion Encounter Zimbabwe Winner of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for being within the top performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on Trip Advisor
  • Lion Encounter Zambia Winner of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for being within the top performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on Trip Advisor
  • Encounter Mara Winner of the World Travel Awards for Kenya's Leading Tented Safari Camp
  • Antelope Park 1st Runner-Up Association of Zimbabwe Travel Agents Award for Best Safari Camp – Tented
  • Antelope Park 2nd Runner-Up Association of Zimbabwe Travel Agents Award for Best Self Catering
  • Antelope Park Nominated for World Travel Awards for Zimbabwe's Leading Private Game Reserve
  • African Encounter Nominated for World Travel Awards for Africa's Leading Conservation Company
  • African Encounter Nominated for World Travel Awards for Africa's Responsible Tourism Award
  • African Impact Shortlisted for Responsible Travel Awards – Best Wildlife Experience (Thanda)
  • African Impact  Shortlisted for World Youth Student & Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation Award for Extraordinary Volunteer Experience (Livingstone)
  • African Impact  Shortlisted for World Youth Student & Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation Award for Social Responsibility (St Lucia)
  • African Impact Nominated for World Travel Awards for Africa's Leading Conservation Company

2012

  • Encounter Mara Winner of the World Travel Awards for Kenya's Leading Tented Safari Camp
  • African Impact  Silver in the Achiever Awards for Best Training Programme: Tourism
  • African Impact Finalists in the Imvelo Awards for Best Social Involvement Programme
  • Antelope Park 2nd Runner-Up Association of Zimbabwe Travel Agents Award for Best Safari Camp
  • African Encounter Nominated for World Travel Awards for Africa's Leading Conservation Company
  • African Encounter Nominated for World Travel Awards for Africa's Leading Responsible Tourism Company
  • African Impact Nominated for World Travel Awards for Africa's Leading Conservation Company

2011

  • African Impact  Winner of the Imvelo Award for Best Social Involvement Programme
  • African Impact  Silver in the British Youth Travel Awards:  Green Tourism
  • Antelope Park 2nd Runner-Up Association of Zimbabwe Travel Agents Award for Best Safari Camp
  • African Impact Nominated for World Travel Awards for Africa's Leading Conservation Company

2010

  • African Impact  Winner of the Imvelo Award for Best Social Involvement Programme
  • ALERT David Youldon, ALERT Chief Operating Officer awarded Zimbabwe Tourism Authority Personality of the Year Award for conservation and environmental contributions to the industry
  • ALERT for the TV series “Lion Country” about our work is nominated for UK’s National TV Awards in the category Best Factual Programme
  • African Impact Nominated for World Travel Awards for Africa's Leading Conservation Company

2009

  • African Impact Finalists in the Imvelo Awards for Best Social Involvement Programme
  • African Impact Nominated for World Travel Awards for Africa's Leading Conservation Company

2008

  • African Impact Nominated for World Travel Awards for Africa's Leading Conservation Company
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