Programme

General Assembly - Nineteenth session

Locations

Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
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Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
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Republic of Korea
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Republic of Korea
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Republic of Korea
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Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
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Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
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Gyeongju
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Gyeongju
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Gyeongju
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Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
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Gyeongju
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Gyeongju
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Gyeongju
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Gyeongju
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Gyeongju
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Gyeongju
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Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
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Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
Republic of Korea
Gyeongju
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Gyeongju
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10 October 2011 - 13 October 2011
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Important note:
In compliance with the United Nations system’s environmental protection policy, the working documents will not be distributed on paper at the venue of the event. Therefore, the delegates are requested to bring with them copies of the documents.

Korea Secretariat website: http://www.ga2011.kr

To watch video of Gyeongju, click here

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2011 UNWTO Awards

Location

Vilamoura
Portugal
2 June 2011
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The 2011 UNWTO Ulysses Prize and Awards Ceremony took place during the UNWTO Algarve Forum.

The UNWTO Ulysses Prize was awarded to Professor Kaye Chon, Dean and Chair Professor of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, for his outstanding contribution to tourism knowledge. 


The 2011 UNWTO Ulysses Awards winners are as follows:
 

For Innovation in Governance:

  • ChinaTourist Satisfaction Index - China Tourism Academy (China)
  • Development of the ‘Ruta Moche’ as a Tourism Destination – Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Peru)
  • Environmental Certificate "Friend of the Environment Establishment” - Madeira Regional Secretariat for Tourism and Transport (Portugal)

For Innovation in Enterprises:

  • The Artemisa project: transforming organic waste into biofuel for more sustainable tourism – Ingelia (Spain)
  • Mayakoba Tourism Resort Mexico: sustainable and responsible tourism development - OHL Desarrollos (Mexico)
  • TravelSat Competitive Index: global survey benchmarking international tourists’ satisfaction and trip quality – TCI Research (Tourism Competitive Intelligence) (Belgium)

For Innovation in Non-Governmental Organizations:

  • Connecting People with the Environment, W James Whyte Island Reserve: tourists volunteering to protect biodiversity - Conservation Volunteers (Australia)
  • Development of Accessible Tourism in Slovenia (PREMIKI): accessible tourism for those with special needs - SENT Slovenian Association for Mental Health (Slovenia)
  • La route accessible (The Accessible Road): an informative travel tool designed to promote accessible tourism in Quebec, Canada  - KÉROUL (Canada)

Special Jury Awards to:

  • Cultural Villages Development Project - Alghat Cooperative Association (Saudi Arabia)
  • UruguayNatural.tv – Ministry of Tourism and Sport (Uruguay)
  • European Cemeteries Route- Association of Significant Cemeteries in Europe (Italy)

 

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Official introduction of the UNWTO Knowledge Network

January 2011

After months of exchanges and planning with public and private sector leaders, the UNWTO Knowledge Network was officially presented to its members and the public at FITUR (Madrid, Spain) on 19th January 2011.

Contact Us

UNWTO Knowledge Network :

Ms. Eunji Tae, Coordinator

World Tourism Organization(UNWTO)