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Green Motion

Green Motion Shortlisted At The International Travel & Tourism Awards 2019

Green Motion are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the International Travel & Tourism Awards, presented by WTM London for the 'Best in Responsible Tourism' category.

These awards celebrate the success of national, regional and city tourist boards and recognises outstanding private sector companies and individuals.

green motion shortlist Green Motion CEO & Founder Richard Lowden said, "We are very proud to have been shortlisted for this award. The very essence of our brand is environmentally-friendly car rental, and to have been recognised for our contribution to Responsible Tourism for our all-encompassing environmental policy is a great honour."

The finalists were chosen from more than one hundred travel and tourism businesses that entered across the 15 award categories.

The winners will be announced to an audience of more than 500 leading industry figures including government ministers during a prestigious awards ceremony at Magazine London, not far from WTM London's ExCeL venue on Tuesday 5th November.

Green Motion will also once again be exhibiting at the World Travel Market, 4th-6th November 2019 at the London ExCel. To make an appointment to meet with the Green Motion at the show to discuss global opportunities to be part of their award winning franchise network, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For further information on International Travel & Tourism awards, please visit awards.wtm.com, and for more information about attending the World Travel Market visit london.wtm.com