Videos of ITB 2021now online
This year's ITB Berlin, took place virtually from the 9 – 12 of March. Tourism Watch participated with a virtual booth and own events at the ITB Convention. Now the videos are published.
This year's winner of the TO DO Award 2021 is the community-based tourism project "Rutas Ancestrales Araucarias" from Chile. The ToDo Human Rights Award goes to the women's rights organization "Equality in Tourism". On the occasion of this year's digital ITB, last year's award winners was also honored - their award ceremony did not take place due to the cancellation of ITB 2020: "Esfahk Historic Village" (Iran) and "Banteay Chhmar Community Based Tourism" (Cambodia), was honored for their participatory tourism initiatives. Fundacion Renacer from Colombia for their commitment to protecting the rights of children in tourism.
Together with experts from science, civil society and business, Antje Monshausen from Tourism Watch at Bread for the World discussed the necessary changes in tourism towards a low-carbon, but high-benefit and resilient tourism.
- Prof. Dr. Stefan Gössling – Professor for Tourism and Sustainability, Sweden
- Zina Bencheikh – Managing Director EMEA | Intrepit Travel
- Judy Kepher-Gona – Executive Director of Sustainable Travel & Tourism Agenda, Kenya
- Joyatri Ray – Equitable Tourism Options, India
Planting trees during the crisis: A reforestation project organised by this year’s TO DO Award winner Rutas Ancestrales Araucarias in Chile generates new income for Mapuche families.