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9 June 2011 UNWTO Algarve Forum sets a consensus for tourism strategies
While tourism has enormous potential to contribute to development, it can only do so with adequate governance systems which empower people and communities – this was one of the main messages emerging from the UNWTO Algarve Forum (1-3 June, Vilamoura, Portugal). The Forum – intended to bridge theory and practice in tourism as an instrument for development and good governance – convened over 300 representatives from the private and public sector who were joined by prestigious academics to conclude several months of on-line discussion and establish a consensus on tourism strategies for the next decade and beyond.
9 May 2011 UNWTO announces 2011 Ulysses Prize and Awards winners
A travel tool designed to promote accessible tourism in Quebec, Canada and a discovery trail of the ancient Moche civilization of Northern Peru are among the winners of this year’s UNWTO Ulysses Awards. The awards ceremony will be held during the Gala Dinner of the ‘UNWTO Algarve Forum on Tourism and Science: Bridging theory and practice’ (1-3 June 2011) in Vilamoura, Portugal.  
14 April 2011 The UNWTO Knowledge Network invites all its members to participate in the UNWTO Tourism Ethics Seminar
14 April 2011 UNWTO Algarve Forum: last chance to submit your paper!
21 February 2011 UNWTO Knowledge Network Members introduce the 2011 TEFI World Congress
8 February 2011 FEHGRA shares its ideas on the rational use of energy with the UNWTO Knowledge Network
28 January 2011 Official introduction of the UNWTO Knowledge Network