Knowledge Network

11th UNWTO Awards (January 2015)



A project promoting domestic tourism in Peru, an initiative for travelers to immerse in the Maasai community in Tanzania, an innovative marketing project from Amsterdam and an application promoting European tourism were the winners of  the 11th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism (Madrid, Spain, 28 January 2015)

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships serve as a key instrument to increase student’s mobility worldwide and provide opportunities for outstanding students and young professionals to advance their education and professional development.

Through its close collaboration with leading tourism and hospitality educational institutions of the UNWTO Affiliate Members and TedQual certified programmes, the Knowledge Network facilitates the dissemination of call for applications for scholarship opportunities at a global level.

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Students and Young Professionals

This site is dedicated to disseminating internship and scholarship opportunities for students, recent graduates and young professionals of the UNWTO Affiliate Members. Please click below to learn more about current calls for internships and scholarships.

Support Scholarships

Scholarships promoted within the Knowledge Network Talent Development Platform can be funded by UNWTO Members and Partners for tuition, research, or educational expenses at an UNWTO Affiliate Member educational institution preferably those with a TedQual certified programme.

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Support Internships

Through the Knowledge Network Talent Development Platform, UNWTO Member States, UNWTO Affiliate Members, and UNWTO Regional and Operational Programmes are invited to join forces with the Knowledge Network to promote young talents in tourism through internships opportunities.

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Become a Sponsor

UNWTO Member States, UNWTO Affiliate Members, and UNWTO Partners are highly encouraged to share internship and scholarship opportunities through the Knowledge Network Talent Development Platform.