UNWTO Ulysses Award for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism
The 11th edition of UNWTO Ulysses Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism took place onthe 28th of January and Inspira Santa Marta Hotel was one of the prize-winners in “Innovation in Enterprises” category.
The Portuguese 4-star hospitality unit, located in Lisbon, was awarded the 3rd place in its category and was the only hotel among the 14 finalists in all four considered categories.
For the second year in a row, the awards ceremony was held in Madrid, as part of the FITUR Trade Show. Opening the ceremony, the Secretary-General of UN World Tourism Organization, Taleb Rifai, distinguished the finalists as “outstanding examples of forward-thinking initiatives in sustainability, social inclusion and technology in the tourism sector”.
Every year UNWTO and UNWTO Knowledge Network highlight the best initiatives and knowledge application in Tourism. The ceremony was attended by several prominent figures of this field, including Ministers and Secretaries of State from various countries.