Fáilte Ireland has welcomed the news that Cnoc Suain cultural retreat, near An Spidéal, Connemara, Co. Galway, has won the Phoenix Award
for Sustainable Tourism from the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) in Las Vegas.
The Phoenix Award is SATW’s highest recognition bestowed to individuals, businesses, organisations and communities who have demonstrated exceptional efforts in preserving, conserving, beautifying or protecting the historic, cultural and natural resources of an area. Established in 1969
, the SATW Phoenix Awards was one of the first programs to acknowledge the importance of resource stewardship.