Call for Expressions of Interest - World Tourism Organization UNWTO

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Call for Expressions of Interest For hosting the 2017 Annual Conference and International Symposium of the 10YFP Sustainable Tourism Programme

Please submit your proposals by email to [email protected] Deadline for submission: 21 June 2017 by close of business Issued by the: Coordination Desk of the 10YFP Sustainable Tourism Programme (STP): World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Capitán Haya 42, 28020 Madrid, Spain Email: [email protected]

Contents 1 Introduction ............................................................................................................................................................. 3 1.1 Objectives of the Expressions of Interest ............................................................................................................. 3 1.2 About the Sustainable Tourism Programme of the 10YFP (10YFP STP) ................................................................. 3 1.3 About the International Year ............................................................................................................................... 4 2 About the Annual Conference and Symposium of the 10YFP STP ................................................................................ 4 3 Opportunities for the Host Destination/Organization..................................................................................................... 5 4 Audience ................................................................................................................................................................. 6 5 Selection Criteria for the Hosting of the Event ............................................................................................................. 6 5.1 Venue and Sustainability Credentials .................................................................................................................. 7 5.2 Meeting Space Capacity and Facilities ................................................................................................................ 8 5.3 Catering Services ........................................................................................................................................... 10 5.4 Security and health issues ............................................................................................................................... 10 6 Host Destination Sponsoring Responsibilities............................................................................................................ 11 6.1 Sponsoring of Developing Country Participants and/or Observers (invited speakers and/or moderators).................. 11 6.2 Sponsoring of Staff of the Coordination Desk ..................................................................................................... 11 6.3 Welcoming reception or dinner ......................................................................................................................... 11 6.4 Field trip ......................................................................................................................................................... 11 6.5 Media Outreach and Public Relations (PR) ........................................................................................................ 12 6.6 Local Engagement .......................................................................................................................................... 12 7 Host Organization Logistical Responsibilities ............................................................................................................ 12

2 Expressions of Interest: 2017 Annual Conference and International Symposium of the 10YFP Sustainable Tourism Programme (10YFP STP)

1 Introduction 1.1 Objectives of the Expressions of Interest1 The Sustainable Tourism Programme of the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns (10YFP STP) is currently soliciting expressions of interest from interested destinations to host the Annual Conferen