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Apply now for the UNWTO Innovation in Tourism Awards

UNWTO Awards now open

UNWTO Awards now open

Applications are now open for the 14th edition of the UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism.

Since their creation in 2003, the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism are held annually to recognise the work of organisations and individuals around the world that contribute to foster innovation in tourism and build a more sustainable and responsible tourism, in line with the celebration of International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017.  [1]

UNWTO Award for Innovation in Tourism

Applications for the UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism [2] are open for organisations or businesses, fitting into one of the categories listed below, and that are currently undertaking a tourism-related project/initiative with an innovative and sustainable approach.

  1. Public Policy and Governance
  2. Enterprises
  3. Non-Governmental Organisations
  4. Research and Technology

Deadline for submitting applications is 30 September 2017. All applications shall be sent to awards@unwto.org [3]. All necessary documents are available for download at the bottom of the website [4]. Please make sure to carefully read the Guidelines before completing your application. Applications not respecting the conditions listed in the Statement of Understanding will not be considered. 

Evaluation: All complete applications will be carefully evaluated by an international Jury of Experts based on the criteria set forth in the 14th UNWTO Awards Guidelines.

Guidelines: All relevant documentation can be found on the site here [4].

Contact details for the UNWTO Awards For Innovation in Tourism: awards@unwto.org [5]