The Leader in Tourism Awards recognizes the game-changers in the tourism sector. The awards focus on individuals being pursued across the industry.

The Leader in Tourism Award is given to individuals who have made exceptional lifetime contributions in creating positive change by promoting tourism beyond their countries.

The most inspiring and influential leader in tourism who continues to make an outstanding contribution to changing the course of tourism development around the world will be announced in the ceremony of Leader in Tourism Award in October.

A country, head of state, minister, or government organization/team who has shown progress and excellence in policy-making for sustainable tourism growth and development in their destination will receive the Leader in Tourism Award on October 20, 2020.

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