12th UNWTO Awards Jury Committee Members


The Jury Committee of the 12th UNWTO Awards is composed of international experts, academicians and practiciones. 

Here are a few members of the Jury Committe:

  • Edmund Bartlett, Chairman & Co-Founder, CTICO (Chairman of the Board of the Affiliate Members) & Former Minister of Tourism of Jamaica
  • Francois Bedard, General Director, World Centre of Excellence for Destinations (CED)
  • Alejandro Boutin, Deputy General Manager, MAPFRE ASISTENCIA
  • Jordi Busquets, President, IH&RA
  • Luigi Cabrini, Chair, Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)
  • Olivier Henry-Biabaud, CEO, Tourism Competitive Intelligence Research  (TCI)
  • Hannah R. Messerli, Senior Private Sector Development Specialist in Tourism, The World Bank
  • Jean-Marc Mignon, President, Organisation Internationale du Tourisme Social (O.I.T.S.)
  • Marisah Nieuwoudt, Tourism Research & Marketing Specialist, ‎Cape Town Tourism
  • Andrés Pan de Soraluce, Chairman and CEO, OHL Desarrollos
  • Vijay Poonoosamy, Vice President International & Public Affairs, Etihad Airways
  • Carlos Romero, Innovation and Development Director, Segittur
  • Eduardo Santander, CEO & Executive Director, European Travel Commission (ETC)
  • Pauline Sheldon, Professor Emerita, University of Hawaii, UNWTO Ulysses Prize Laureate
  • John Tanzella, President & CEO, International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA)
  • Fanny Vong, President, Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT)
  • Victor Wee, Professor of Hospitality and Tourism, Taylor´s University
  • Larry Yu, Professor, George Washington University