The 9th WTTC Global Travel & Tourism Summit got underway in Las Vegas, with the announcement of winners of the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2011 at the opening ceremony.
The World Travel & Tourism Council has unveiled the finalists for the Tourism for Tomorrow awards on the first day of ITB Berlin. The awards showcase travel and tourism initiatives leading the world in sustainability, with the winners set to be revealed in Las Vegas later this year.
Outgoing chief executive Ufi Ibrahim has told delegates, despite its present malady, tourism has a bright future as the Global Travel & Tourism Summit draws to a close in China. The event saw over 1,000 delegates convene in new hotspot Beijing for two days of talks, with Las Vegas ready to host the next conference in 2011.
The winners of the sixth annual Tourism for Tomorrow Awards have been announced at the Global Travel & Tourism Summit in Beijing. At a star-studded event, those organisations which have truly taken the environmental agenda to the heart of their business were recognised by the World Travel & Tourism Council.