2012 UNWTO Awards (9th)
The 2012 UNWTO Ulysses Prize and Awards Ceremony took place on 15 November 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey.
The UNWTO Ulysses Prize was awarded to Professor Erik Cohen, the George S. Wise Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, for his outstanding contribution to tourism knowledge.
The 2012 UNWTO Ulysses Awards winners are as follows:
For Innovation in Governance:
Ministry of Malaysia – Malaysia Homestay Experience Program
Tourism Flanders – Holiday Participation Center
Municipality of Tuzla - Valorization of natural heritage - Panonian Salt Lakes in Tuzla
For Innovation in Enterprises:
Experiencias Xcaret – Conservación y difusión del Patrimonio Natural y Cultural de Quintana Roo.
Loisium Hotel – Wine World and Wine & Spa Resorts
University of Aruba – Chanita ta di fiesta
Melià Hotels International – Calviá Beach Resort
For Innovation in Non-Governmental Organizations:
Instituto Marca Brasil – Experience Tour Project
Nature Friends International – Landscape of the year
Asociación de hoteles de turismo de la Repúblicas Argentina – Sustainable Hospitality Program
Zeitz Foundation – Long Run Destinations
For Innovation in Research and Technology:
Instituto de biomecánica de Valencia – TurAcces/IBV
Amadeus IT – Amadeus Agent Track
National Tourism Organization of Serbia – Strawberry Energy Concept