4th ATRAE Award 2021
Award winner: Mater, Ecoactive ship & museum
In this edition the jury has decided to reward Mater for being an innovative project, which tries to recover and put in value the important Basque fishing and maritime legacy. Stands out the great work Mater and its team do in defense of the environment through the different activities and projects they carry out, focused on environmental awareness and education, for both adults and children. Experiences that transform the visitor under their motto "Know to love, love to conserve", as they help us understand the importance of the sea and our close relationship with the environment. The activities offered are framed in 5 different themes: marine litter, biodiversity, climate change, marine culture and sustainable habits. All this, added to its collaborative spirit, have been the main reasons why the jury has awarded Mater.
Special Mention: Juan del Hoyo
The special mention was for Juan del Hoyo due to his long professional career in the travel agency sector and his important role as an incoming agency in the Basque Country, promoting and marketing our territory. In addition, for his initiative to create the ATRAE project and his effort to unite the sector, as well as for the important work that he has carried out defending the incoming agencies and their added ccalue in the Basque tourism industry. The jury also wanted to highlight all the support he has given to all the indoming agencies of ATRAE since the constitution of the association.