United Nation World Tourism Organization (UNWTO): Inviting Applications for UNWTO Award for Innovation in Tourism 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.

Donor Name: United Nation World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Award name: UNWTO Award for Innovation in Tourism

Award
brief:  UNWTO is pleased to announce that it is currently 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.

Categories: There are five categories of Awards for specific tourism initiatives:
● UNWTO Award for Innovation in Public Policy and Governance
● UNWTO Award for Innovation in Enterprises
● UNWTO Award for Innovation in Non-Governmental Organizations
● UNWTO Award for Innovation in Research and Technology

There are two categories of Awards for individuals:
● UNWTO Ulysses Prize for Excellence in the Creation and Dissemination of Knowledge
● UNWTO Award for Lifetime Achievement Madrid, April 2017
● UNWTO Ethics Award for signatories of the Private Sector Commitment to the Code of Ethics.

There are two categories of Awards for individuals:
● UNWTO Ulysses Prize for Excellence in the Creation and Dissemination of Knowledge
● UNWTO Award for Lifetime Achievement

Deadline: 30th, September, 2017

Award details link: http://know.unwto.org/14th-unwto-awards-apply

Award limit: The UNWTO Awards will take the form of a trophy or a medal which will be accompanied by a certificate. No financial compensation will be given in connection with the Awards.

Project start date: N/A
Project duration: N/A

 Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility:
● Applications for the UNWTO Awards can be made by any individual or stakeholder whose accomplishments are related to the tourism sector.
● The submitted initiatives are expected to have attained a certain degree of implementation to demonstrate its effectiveness. Non implemented initiatives shall not be considered.
● Current staff members of UNWTO shall be ineligible to submit an application or receive the UNWTO Awards. Nor shall be considered initiatives which have or have had UNWTO´s participation in their design and/or implementation.
● Organizations are advised to present one initiative per year. Previously awarded initiatives without any further development will not be considered.

Submission mail: awards@unwto.org

Other important link:
● 
Guideline:http://cf.cdn.unwto.org/sites/all/files/pdf/14_unwto_awards_guidelines.pdf
● Form: http://cf.cdn.unwto.org/sites/all/files/pdf/14_unwto_awards_application_form_final.pdf

How to apply: All applications shall be sent to awards@unwto.org .

 

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