Ulysses Award given by United Nation World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) was presented on 22 January 2014.The awards were given for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism.
The winners were announced at the Awards Ceremony which took place at the International Tourism Trade Fair (FITUR) in Madrid, Spain.
UNWTO Ulysses Award for Innovation in Public Policy and Governance: Responsible Tourism Project at Kumarakom, Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, India.
UNWTO Ulysses Award for Innovation in Enterprises: Arromanches 1944, Biplan, France
UNWTO Ulysses Award for Innovation in Non-Governmental Organizations: From Charity to Social Entrepreneurship, Borneo Ecotourism Solutions and Technologies (BEST) Society, Malaysia.
UNWTO Ulysses Award for Innovation in Research and Technology: 3D AR Visual Portal, DSP Studio & Momentum Studio, Croatia.
About Ulysses Award
These are the flagship awards for the global tourism sector, recognizing knowledge creation, dissemination and innovative applications.
Every year, Awards are conferred by the UNWTO and the UNWTO Knowledge Network to highlight and showcase innovation and application of Knowledge in Tourism.
In doing so, the UNWTO Awards seek to recognize and stimulate knowledge creation, dissemination and innovative applications in tourism and to bring to light the latest advances in the area. This has a transversal effect on governance and society at large.