The Jury

Akhil Kapoor

Convivium Leader, Slow Food India (Delhi Chapter)

Aman Nath

Founder Neemrana Hotels

Amanpreet Bajaj

Country Manager, India Airbnb

Amit Dixit

Editor, Outlook Traveller

Ananda Banerjee


Illustrator & Award-winning Wildlife Conservation Journalist

Belinda Wright

Executive Director,

Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI), & Proprietor, Kipling Camp

CB Ramkumar

Board Member,

Global Sustainable Tourism Council, & Founder, Our Native Village

Dr. Harold Goodwin


International Centre for RT, & Professor Emeritus, Manchester Metropolitan University

Emma Horne


Emma Horne Travel

Jaya Jaitly

Founder & President,

Dastkari Haat Samiti

KT Ravindran

Former Dean, School of Planning and Architecture and former VC, Environmental Impact Assessment Committee, GoI

Malika Virdi

Mountaineer & Sarpanch of Sarmoli–Jainti Van Panchayat

Maninder Kohli


Juniper Outdoor Pursuits Centre

Milan Moudgil

Mountaineer & Photographer

Prerna Bindra

Wildlife Conservationist & Author

Ratish Nanda


Aga Khan Trust for Culture, India

Sheema Mookherjee

Former Pubisher,

Lonely Planet (India), & Proprietor,Salban – The Kanha Homestay

Sohail Hashmi


Academic & Film–maker

Steve Borgia

Honorary President,

Eco–tourism Society of India

Suman Billa

Joint Secretary,

Ministry of Tourism

Dr. Venu Vasudevan

Former Principal Secretary,

Kerala Tourism

Our Partners

Disclaimer:We have tried to ensure the operators listed here are responsible towards local communities and the environment. We, however, urge travellers to do additional checks when choosing an experience/accommodation.