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For the first time, the Institute for Tourism and Development (Studienkreis für Tourismus und Entwicklung e.V.) honours initiatives and projects for the protection of human rights in the context of tourism; the German Commission for UNESCO has taken over the patronage


The Institute for Tourism and Development (Studienkreis für Tourismus und Entwicklung) has again invited entries for their two international contests for tourism projects and films


Honouring the most convincing film in the category “informational films and documentaries“ and the best ”magazine and service contribution“ for their coverage of the Maldives and Small Canary Islands; the award winning films promote a kind of tourism that minimises the harmful social and environmental effects it causes. The award ceremony (of trophies without prize money) took place today at ITB Berlin, stage in hall 4.1. All the award winners were present. The speech in honour of the award winners was held by the environmental journalist Dr. Susanne Götze. The event was moderated by Karl Mertes.