Chamba’s H2O House Wins Sustainable Accommodation Award For Homestay

Current Affairs

  • Chamba homestay NotOnMap H2O House has won the Sustainable Accommodation of the Year Award at the 30th edition of South Asia’s Travel and Tourism Exchange program in Greater Noida.
  • The program is recognized among Asia’s leading travel and tourism expo to conduct business, share knowledge and exchange ideas.
  • SATTE (South Asia’s Travel & Tourism Exchange) is recognized as Asia’s Leading travel and tourism exhibition to conduct business, share knowledge, exchange ideas in order to arrive at solution-driven innovations to accelerate the pace of the growth of the industry.
  • SATTE Awards recognised NotOnMap H2O House for its commitment to sustainability, and its commitment to preserving the local environment, culture and its use of renewable energy sources, waste reduction efforts.
  • Five proud representatives of H2O House attended the event to receive the award, Mrs Renu Sharma, Owner at H2O House; Mr. Magandeep Singh, Representative of H2O House & the Chaminoo Community Village; Mr. Manuj Sharma, Co-founder at NotOnMap; Mr Sachin Kumar, Advisor at NotOnMap; and Mr Anil Attri, representative of NotOnMap H2O House.
  • NotOnMap H2O House is a 150+-year-old heritage property in Chaminoo Village of Chamba District that sits atop a Gharat, a traditional water mill, built on a piece of land granted in the 13th century as evidenced by a copper plate.
  • It is dedicated to promoting sustainable tourism practices through its core concept of ‘Where Nature Meets Culture’. The USP of H2O House is that it is a community-oriented initiative, run by the local community of Chaminoo and nearby villages.
  • It works in collaboration with and preservation of the local Culture, Community, Crafts, Cuisine, & Countryside; and develops alternative livelihood opportunities for the socio-economic development of the communities involved.

Google search