The Celebration of the International Global Peace Award for Empowered Women in Tourism in 2017 was held on International Women’s Day – Wed 08 Mar, at ITB Berlin in the historic Palais am Funkturm. In association with ITB Berlin, the UNWTO, IIPT India is conducting the 2nd edition of the with the title “Celebrating Her”
The IIPTI Global Awards, “Celebrating Her” are intended to acknowledge and felicitate exceptional women in the fields of travel, tourism and hospitality; individuals with a clarity of vision and mission who understand and believe that tourism, perhaps the biggest industry in the world, could become the first global peace industry and who have relentlessly worked towards fostering the tourism business as a vehicle for peace and sustainable development.
Dr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of UNWTO was presenting the awards to the women.
You can find all original pictures at ITB Press Platform (Awards): http://www.itb-kongress.de/en/Press/Photos/ and some 365 Degree Photos at Panono:
Following some quotes from the organizers and the Awardee women:
Ajay Prakash, President, International Institute for Peace Through Tourism – India www.iipti.in
"Gender equality and gender justice are critical to realizing the vision of Peace. You...