Marine Dynamics received the Future Forward Thinkers for Visitors Experience award from Cape Town Tourism at the Annual General Meeting held at the CTICC on 24 October 2018. This category is awarded to a Cape Town Tourism Member who successfully engages visitors in their sustainability efforts and celebrates that tourism can be a force for good without compromising on visitor enjoyment. Marine Dynamics met the core values of providing visitors with memorable experiences and being committed to operating sustainably. The award highlighted how Marine Dynamics and associated business create awareness and encourage behaviour change in visitors.
Your Choice Makes A Difference is the motto of responsible tourism award winners, Marine Dynamics and sister company Dyer Island Cruises. Marine Dynamics tourism hub offers five-star shark cage diving and whale watching/eco tours in the unique Dyer Island ecosystem of Gansbaai. The companies are Fair Trade Tourism certified and through their environmental project, the Dyer Island Conservation Trust, is making a real difference for conservation and the community.
CEO, Wilfred Chivell, was there to receive the award from Minister Derek Hanekom.
“Our tourism partnerships and the support of the tourism industry are critical to the success of our conservation model and we are grateful to be recognised for the work we do. It is a win for our team and the marine species we work with,” said Chivell.