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WTTC - Winners of 2017 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

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Bangkok : The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced  the winners of the 2017 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.

The Tourism for Tomorrow Awards celebrate inspirational, world-changing tourism initiatives from all over the globe.

Awards are presented in five categories, which reflect the WTTC’s aim of ‘balancing the interests of people, planet, and profits’.

In keeping with the United Nation’s International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, and with the WTTC’s firm commitment to a greener, more sustainable sector, the 2017’s Awards winners are notable for their forward thinking and eco-positive approach. The Winners are also all contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) laid out in the UN’s 2030 Agenda.

This year’s Tourism for Tomorrow Awards ceremony took place on 27 April, during the 17th WTTC Global Summit, held in Bangkok, Thailand.

The 2017 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards winners are:

Community Award – Ol Peteja Conservancy, Kenya

Destination Award – Chobe, Makgadikgadi, and Okvango delta Ramsar site, Botswana Tourism Organisation, Botswana

Environment Award – Misool, Indonesia

Innovation Award – Mapping Ocean Wealth, The Nature Conservancy, USA

People Award – The J Willard and Alice S Marriot Foundation’s China Hospitality Education Initiative (CHEI), China

The Awards were judged by a panel of independent experts.

World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)‘s  next global summit will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 18-19th April 2018.

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ASEAN Tourism Forum Singapore,Jan.16-20

TTF Bengaluru 2017, India, January 13-15

FITUR, Madrid , Spain, January  18-22

Adventure Travel Show,London,Jan. 21 - 22

IMTM 2017, Tel- Aviv , February 7-8

AIME Melbourne, Australia February 12-22

SATTE, New Delhi, India February 15 – 17

BLTM, Mumbai , India ,February 21-23

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ILTM Japan ,Tokyo, Japan 27 Feb -1 Mar

ITB, Berlin, Germany March 8-12

MITT, Moscow, Russia Mar 14 – 16

NATAS 2017, Singapore March 2017

VITM, Hanoi, Vietnam April 12-15

ATM Dubai, 2017 April 24-27

KOTFA 2017, Seoul , ROK  June 1-4

ITE , Hong Kong , June 15-18

Paris Airshow Paris, France June 19-25

BITE, Beijing, China , June 23-25

ITE HCMC,Ho Chi Minh city ,Sept . 7-9

PATA Travel Mart, Macau September 13-15

JATA Tourism Expo, Tokyo,Sept. 21-24

IFTM , Paris , France Sept. 26 – 29

ITB Asia , Singapore October 25 - 27

WTM London , November 6-8

CITM , Kunming , China November 2017                

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