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The World Tourism Award is presented annually at World Travel Market by Corinthia Hotels, Delta Air Lines, New York Times Global and host sponsor Reed Travel Exhibitions. Organized by The Bradford Group, it was inaugurated in 1997 to “recognize the extraordinary initiatives by individuals, companies, organizations, destinations and attractions for outstanding accomplishment related to the travel and tourism industry.”  

2013 Award: There were three honorees: the first award went to the Born Free Foundation, In recognition of “its worldwide impact on wildlife conservation by supporting projects that protect animals as well as teach local communities how to live peacefully with these animals, thereby ensuring the enjoyment of wildlife in their natural habitat for generations to come.” The second honoree was Fiona Jeffery, OBE, Founder & Chairman, Just a Drop, in recognition for “her philanthropic vision in launching an international travel industry charity that in just 15 years, has provided life sustaining clean water and brighter futures for an estimated 1.5 million children and their families in 30 countries.” The third award went to SKAL International, “in recognition of its leadership in encouraging responsible tourism practices in the travel and tourism industry through its Sustainable Tourism Award program; as well as being a role model of supporting local communities following natural disasters.”


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