Daniela Otero, CEO of Skål International, elected to the new UNWTO Affiliate Members Board
Just after the election process at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for the period 2019-2021, Daniela Otero, CEO of the organization Skål International, has been elected to the UNWTO Affiliate Members Board, a position that she will hold for the next two years, time that Skål International will be represented and serve on UNWTO Affiliate Members Board at the global level.
“We are very pleased with the outcome and I would like to thank the institutions that makeup UNWTO Affiliate Members for their votes. The long history of Skål International and the strength that our membership in the business and Tourism sector thereof, thus manage to have a voice and be considered when making the big decisions that may affect it.”
As announced from UNWTO, the formal constitution of the new UNWTO Affiliate Members Board will take place within the framework of the Twenty-Third General Assembly in St. Petersburg, Russia, next September 2019. During the meeting, the Members of UNWTO Affiliate Members Board shall also elect the President and the two Vice Chairmen..
Nowdays, the World Tourism Organization is firmly committed to the Millennium Development Goals, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. It also promotes the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism and plays a central and decisive role in promoting the development of responsible, sustainable and accessible Tourism for all, paying special attention to the interests of developing countries.
About UNWTO and Skål International
The World Tourism Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations and represents the leading International Institution in the field of Tourism. Based in Madrid (Spain), the main objectives it seeks are to stimulate economic growth and job creation, to encourage the protection of the environment and heritage of destinations and to promote peace and understanding among all the nations of the world to through Tourism.
Skål International is a professional organization of Tourism leaders from around the world, promoting networking and friendship globally since 1934. It is the only International Association that brings together all branches of the Tourism Industry with more than 14500 members over the world and 400 clubs in 93 countries.
Skål International is an UNWTO Affiliate Member and a contributor to entities such as The Code, PATA, IIPT, STI, among others.
Source = Skål International