Press Release


14th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism : Call for applications

PR No.: 
PR 17054
04 May 17

Applications for the 14th edition of the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism by the World Tourism Organization are now being accepted. Winners will be announced in January 2018 on the occasion of the UNWTO Awards Ceremony, to be held at the International Tourism Fair in Spain (FITUR).

Applications for the UNWTO Awards span four categories: Public Policy and Governance; Enterprises; Non-Governmental Organizations, and Research and Technology.

Since their creation in 2003, the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism recognize the work of organizations and individuals around the world that contribute to foster innovation in tourism and build a more sustainable and responsible sector.

Interested parties are encouraged to apply before 30 September 2017. Additional information and application documents can be found at: http://know.unwto.org/14th-unwto-awards-apply

Relevant dates:

3 May 2017                        Call for applications

30 September 2017             Deadline for reception of applications

First week of November       Announcement of Awardees

15 January 2018                  14th UNWTO Awards Forum

17 January 2018                    14th UNWTO Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner

Useful links:

Call for Applications - 14th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism

13th UNWTO Awards Winners and Finalists

Previous UNWTO Awards editions

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Contacts:

UNWTO Media Officer Rut Gomez Sobrino

Tel: (+34) 91 567 81 60 / rgomez@unwto.org

UNWTO Communications & Publications Programme

Tel: (+34) 91 567 8100 / Fax: +34 91 567 8218 / comm@UNWTO.org