In an award ceremony held in ITB Berlin, Germany, Bhutan was awarded the Earth Award on 7th March 2018. A jury representing we leading sustainable agencies and networks selected Bhutan from among more than 100 top sustainable destinations. The award program is initiated to recognize and appreciate tourism destinations that work toward managing 'over tourism' and their commitment in sustainable tourism development and promotion. It also provides a platform to showcase 'green destinations' to the world.