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Apply now: 14th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism
1 May 2017 - 30 September 2017
UNWTO is pleased to announce that, starting May 1, it will be inviting submissions to the 14th edition of the UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism, organized for the fifth consecutive year in collaboration with the International Tourism Trade Fair (FITUR / IFEMA).
Since their creation in 2003, the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism are held annually to recognize the work of organizations 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.
UNWTO Award for Innovation in Tourism
Applications for the UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism are open for organizations 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
3. Non-Governmental Organizations
4. Research and Technology
UNWTO Ethics Award
Application is limited to signatories of the Private Sector Commitment to the Code of Ethics. Application for the UNWTO Ethics Award is coordinated by the UNWTO Ethics and Social Responsability Programme. To apply, please click here.
Deadline for submitting applications is 30 September 2017. All applications shall be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. All necessary documents are available for download at the bottom of this page.
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.
The guidelines will be uploaded in the upcoming weeks.
1 May 2017 Call for applications
30 September 2017 Deadline for reception of applications
Last week of November Announcement of Awardees
15 January 2018 14th UNWTO Awards Forum
17 Janury 2018 14th UNWTO Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner
For any questions, please contact the UNWTO Awards Secretariat at email@example.com.