National tourism awards 2001-2002
Thenmala ecotourism brought the most ecofriendly tourism organisation award for kerala tourism.
National tourism awards 2003-2004
Thenmala ecotourism received the national award in the category of best ecotourism practices.
World tourism organisation (WTO)
The wto has incorporated thenmala ecotourism project in the publication “sustainable development of ecotourism: a compilation of good practices in smes”. accordingly there are about 64 good practices from 47 countries world over and thenmala ecotourism is the only project that has been included from india
Pacific asia travel association (PATA) Gold award for 2003-2004
Thenmala ecotourism received the pata gold award in the category environmental --ecotourism /travel related.