Over 27 years of operation, Borneo Eco Tours has achieved many awards, both locally and internationally - a testament to our continued efforts in providing memorable and responsible tours to visitors from all over the world.

International Awards and Mentions

Year Award  
2020Travellers' Choice Award - (Previously Certificate of Excellence) TripAdvisor  Images
2019Five-Time Winner of the Certificate of Excellence from 2015-2019 - TripAdvisor Hall of Fame ViewImages
2019Gold Award Winner - Corporate Social Responsibility - PATA Awards 2019 ViewImages
2017Certificate of Excellence - TripAdvisor ViewImages
20151st Place Honoree - (ETC) Educational Travel Community's Responsible Tourism Showcase 2015 ViewImages
2014Best in Community Engagement and Development - Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards 2014 ViewImages
2012Best Tour Operator / Travel Agent - SKAL Sustainable Development in Tourism 2012 ViewImages
2008Featured Among Top 158 Best Adventure Travel Company on Earth - National Geographic Adventure 2008  Images
2006Finalist/ Most Environmentally Responsible Travel Agent - British Travel Awards 2006  Images
2000Commendation Award Winner - Green Globe Achievement Award 2000  Images
1999Environmental awards /1st Runners - up - IH&RA Environmental Award 1999  Images
1999Tour Operator/ Honorable Mention - Conde Nast Traveler Ecotourism Award 1999  Images
1998Commendation Award Recipient - Green Globe  Images
1996Commendation Award Recepient - Green Globe  Images
1994 - European Incentive & Business Travel Meeting (EIBTM) 1994  Images

National Awards and Mentions

Year Award  
2019Best Tour Operator - Responsible Tourism - MATTA Awards 2019 ViewImages
2017SME Service Sector / WINNER - Human Resources Development Awards 2017  Images
2009Best Inbound Tour Company / WINNER - Sabah Tourism Awards 2009  Images
2007Best Inbound Tour Company / Finalist - Sabah Tourism Awards 2007  Images
2007Best Tour Package (Kinabatangan Wildlife Safari) / Winner - Sabah Tourism Awards 2007  Images
2005Best Tour Program (Adventure & Nature) / Finalist - Malaysia Tourism Award 2005-2006  Images
2005Best Tourist Guide / Mark Louis Benedict - Malaysian Tourism Award 2005  Images
2005Best Inbound Tour Company / Finalist - Malaysian Tourism Award 2005  Images
2005Outstanding Environmental Friendly Private Organization Award / Finalist - Sabah Environmental Recognition Night 2005  
2003Best Tour Package / Merit - Malaysian Tourism Gold Award 2003  
1997 Best Tour Operator / Merit - Malaysian Tourism Gold Award 1997  
1997Best Tour Package / Merit - Malaysian Tourism Gold Award 1997  
1997Best Tour Operator - Sabah Tourism Awards 1997  Images
1992Best Incentive Package / Merit - Malaysian Tourism Gold Award 1992  
1990Best Tourism Publication - Sabah Tourism Gold Award 1990  Images
1990Best Tour Package / Merit - Malaysian Tourism Gold Award 1990  
1990Best Publication / Merit - Malaysian Tourism Gold Award 1990  
1990Best Photograph - Sabah Tourism Gold Award 1990  Images

Won by Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Year Award  
2021Travellers' Choice Award - (Previously Certificate of Excellence) TripAdvisor  Images
2020Travellers' Choice Award - (Previously Certificate of Excellence) TripAdvisor  Images
2019Asia's Most Eco-Friendly Hotel - Boutique Hotel Award 2019 ViewImages
2019Winner / Certificate of Excellence - TripAdvisor Hall of Fame  
2018Gold Certification for Sustainable Accommodation - Travelife View
2016Best Hotel Services (3 Star & Below) - 19th Malaysia Tourism Awards 2014/2015  
2016Nominee / World’s Leading Luxury Green Resort - 23rd World Travel Awards (also nominated in 2014 and 2015)  Images
2015 Best Independent Accommodation - PATA Tourism InSPIRE Awards 2015 ViewImages
2015Five-Time Winner of the Certificate of Excellence from 2011-2015 - TripAdvisor Hall of Fame  Images
2014Winner / Best Hotel Services (3 Star & Below) - Malaysia Tourism Award 2014 ViewImages
2013Winner / Best Nature Lodge - Sabah Tourism Awards 2013 ViewImages
2013Finalist / Most Inspiring Responsible Tourism Accommodation Provider - Wildasia Responsible Tourism Awards 2013 ViewImages
2010Winner / Asia’s Leading Green Hotel - 17th World Travel Awards (also nominated in 2008, 2009, 2011-2021)  Images
2009Finalist / Excellence in Hotel Services (Nature Lodge) - Sabah Tourism Awards 2009  Images
2009Top 50 Ecolodges / Jungle Category - National Geographic Adventure's Magazine 2009 ViewImages
2009Nominee / World’s Leading Eco Lodge - 16th World Travel Awards (also nominated in 2007 and 2008)  Images
20063rd Prize Winner - ECOCLUB.com Ecolodge Awards 2006 ViewImages
2006Highly Commended/ Best small hotel - First Choice Responsible Tourism Awards 2006  Images
19991st Runner-up - IH&RA Green Hotelier Awards 1999  Images
1999Top 10 Ecotourism Hotspots - ShermansTravel.com 1999  Images
1999Winner - The Green Hotelier of the Year 1999 Award  Images
1997Winner / Best Lodge Pacific Region - British Airways Tourism for Tomorrow Award 1997  Images

Won by BEST Society

Year Award  
2014Finalist of "Most Inspiring Responsible Tourism Initiatives" - Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards 2014 ViewImages
2013Winner of Innovation in Non-Governmental Organizations 2013 - UNWTO Ulysses Award ViewImages