Wednesday
13
Dec 2017

UNWTO announces winners of Ulysses Prize and Ethics Award

Rate this item
(0 votes)
UNWTO announces  winners of  Ulysses Prize and  Ethics Award UNWTO

TravelBizNews --

Madrid : World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced the winners of the UNWTO Ulysses Prize and the UNWTO Ethics Award, including 14 finalists for the upcoming 14th Edition of the UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism. 

The UNWTO Awards recognize inspirational individuals and projects for their innovative achievement as well as their invaluable dedication to developing and advocating sustainable tourism in line with the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The 14th Edition of the UNWTO Awards will take place in January 2018, co-hosted by FITUR, the International Tourism Fair in Spain /IFEMA in Madrid, Spain . The Awards Ceremony will be preceded by the UNWTO Awards Forum where finalists will present their respective projects.

According to UNWTO statement , UNWTO Ulysses Prize for Excellence in the Creation and Dissemination of Knowledge in Tourism has been awarded to Professor Emeritus and Research Professor at the California State University Valene L Smith.

Prof. Smith is a pioneer in tourism and anthropology, with an extensive number of projects and accomplishments throughout her extensive career. 

The Jury of the UNWTO Ethics Award has selected Europa Mundo Vacaciones as the winner of this second edition of the Award for its initiative “Europa Mundo Foundation”.

Europa Mundo Vacaciones is a Spanish tour operator strongly committed to the principles of environmental and social responsibility and has achieved remarkable results in the implementation of the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism, particularly in its contribution to community well-being and sustainable development of tourism.

UNWTO Ethics Award was established in 2016 and is open to all companies and associations that are official signatories of the Private Sector Commitment to the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism . 

Fourteen innovative projects among 128 applicants from 55 countries have been selected as finalists of the 14th UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism. The winners will be unveiled during the UNWTO Awards Ceremony.

UNWTO Award for Innovation in Public Policy and Governance

MiBarrio - Mercado de Hacienda Applied Research Project, Ente de Turismo del Ministerio de Modernización, Innovación y Tecnología  del  Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Longmen Grottoes “Internet + Longmen” action plan, Management Committee of Longmen Grottoes World Cultural Heritage Park, China

Tourism training talent (TTT), Turismo de Portugal, Portugal

UNWTO Award for Innovation in Enterprises

Great Plains Conservation: Conserving and Expanding Natural Habitats, Great Plains Conservation and the Great Plains Conservation Foundation, Botswana and Kenya

Conservation and Livelihoods: Community managed Ecotourism at Mangalajodi,  Mangalajodi Ecotourism Trust, India

Community and Resilience: two villages tackle depopulation, Valle dei Cavalieri, Italy

Three-Pillar Innovation Initiative, Balesin Island Club, Philippines

UNWTO Award for Innovation in Non-Governmental Organizations

Educating and empowering local communities for sustainable tourism futures, The Sumba Hospitality Foundation, Indonesia

Connecting community, local friends, and visitors to a unique experience and happiness, Triponyu.com, Indonesia

IT.A.CÀ – Migrants and Travelers, Festival of Responsible Tourism, Associazione YODA, Italy

Strengthening Community Tourism in the Sierra Gorda, Grupo Ecologico Sierra Gorda, Mexico

UNWTO Award for Innovation in Research and Technology

EarthCheck Building Planning and Design Standard (BPDS), EarthCheck, Australia

eVisitor - Croatian national tourist information system, Croatian National Tourism Board, Croatia

Smart Tourism System (STS), SEGITTUR, Spain

Nov. 27 ,2017

Travel Trade Fairs 2017

CMT, Stuttgart, Germany, January 14 -22

Vakantiebeurs,Utrecht Netherland,Jan.10-15

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

OTM Mumbai 2017, India February 21-23

GITF, Guangzhou China February 23- 25

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                

 Window of Nepal Tourism News

www.nepaltournews.com

Connecting you with the world of Travel & Tourism

TravelBizNews.com builds your business network

Global Tourism News

Stay updated with news and views

Window of World Tourism News

www.travelbiznews.com

Email us your latest news releases concerning travel and tourism  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Editor / Publisher - Ramesh Tiwari 

Sukedhara , Kathmandu , Nepal

977-9841235184

DOI Regd.No.379/073-74

Submit news stories:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sales enquiries:        This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Proud to be associated with