UNWTO Awards at FITUR 2017

13th UNWTO Awards 16th & 18th ofJanuary 2017

13th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism: Winners and Finalists announced

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is proud to announce the winners and finalists of the 13th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism.

The 13th UNWTO Awards for Innovation winners and runner-ups will be unveiled during the UNWTO Awards Ceremony to be held on 18 January 2017 in Madrid, Spain, organized in collaboration with IFEMA/FIITUR for the fourth consecutive time. The Ceremony will be preceded by the annual UNWTO Awards Forum on 16 January 2017 at Palacio Neptuno, Madrid, Spain.
UNWTO Award for Innovation in Tourism Finalists (in alphabetical order)

UNWTO Award for Innovation in Public Policy and Governance

UNWTO Award for Innovation in Enterprises

UNWTO Award for Innovation in Non-Governmental Organizations

UNWTO Award for Innovation in Research and Technology

UNWTO Ulysses Prize for Excellence in the Creation and Dissemination of Knowledge

Winner: Professor Geoffrey Wall, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo, Canada.

UNWTO Ethics Award

Winner: Ilunion Hotels, Spain

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About the UNWTO Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Tourism
Since its first Ceremony in 2003, the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in tourism are held annually to highlight and promote the work of organizations and individuals around the world that have greatly impacted the tourism sector. Their achievements have served as an inspiration for competitive and sustainable tourism development and the promotion of the values of the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals.
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About the UNWTO Awards Forum

The UNWTO Awards Forum showcases the innovative and excellent initiatives of UNWTO Awards finalists and allows the international tourism sector to learn from their outstanding achievements. It also serves as a world-class platform to bring together policy makers, tourism practitioners, and tourism academia including UNWTO Ulysses Prize Laureates to share their knowledge about innovation in tourism.
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