2017 is the UNWTO Global Year of sustainable tourism with regard to development. The event for the opening has been today at FITUR 2017, the travel and tourism trade display that opened today at the This town Convention Center. The first speaker in the event and guest of recognize, the Honorable Giorgi Kvirikashvili, excellent minister of Georgia showed simply no hesitation to be the first to take the particular gloves off in the developing battle on who would become the next Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Firm. Was his move appropriate or even clever?
As a mind of State, he frequency his ambassador to Spain, L. E. Zurab Pololikashvili candidacy in order to lead the United Nations World Travel and leisure Organization as the next secretary common.
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Ambassador Zurab Pololikashvili had presented his credentials towards the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Corporation (UNWTO) several weeks prior.
The prime minister pointed out Georgia beeing qualified since the country is a Western country and had a 20% development in tourism last year. Several in the audience thought this was the bold and self-servicing step understanding all other candidates were in the viewers unable to speak or discuss their particular ambition. “ A clever play”, was your other response.
Applicants from Zimbabwe, Seychelles, Brazil plus Korea are among those already contending with the Georgian ambassador. More applicants may follow. The deadline to provide credentials is March 12.
His Excellency Walter Mzembi’ s response was to have their supporters remind FITUR visitors to help remind them of the first African Applicant competing to lead the global EL organization as a candidate giving out the pin. It’ s a fun out from the box approach for an unique applicant with a lot of fresh ideas.
Alain St . Ange, previous minister of tourism from the Seychelles officially entered the race nowadays as the second African competing for that post. It would be the first for an African UNWTO Secretary-General to be selected.
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