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LGBT+ Seminar & ITB LGBT+ PIONEER AWARD

Category
Convention Awards

Date
March 7, 2019

Time
11:00 - 12:00

Location
Palais am Funkturm, ITB Convention Awards

Human Rights as a tourism success driver: How does LGBT+ Tourism help developing the overall success of a tourism destination?

To respect human rights is a global obligation which is not always fully met. Tourism can be a door opener and a force for good. Which steps are necessary and useful?

 

Followed by ITB Award Ceremony: LGBT+ TRAVEL & TOURISM PIONEER

Laudation: Rika Jean-Francois, CSR Commissioner, ITB Berlin

Greetings:

Rika Jean-Francois, CSR Commissoner, ITB Berlin

Moderated by:

Thomas Bömkes, Consultant ITB Berlin, Managing Director, Diversity Tourism GmbH

Opening Speech:

Derek Hanekom, Hon. Minister of Tourism, South Africa

Panel guests:

Dr. Stephan Gellrich, Lead, LGBT+ network “PRIDE at Accenture” in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Russia

LoAnn Halden, Vice President Communications, IGLTA

Michael Kajubi, Managing Director, McBern Tours and Travel, Uganda, East Africa

Helmut Metzner, Federal Board, LSVD (Lesbian- and Gay Association Germany)

Theresa Quiachen, Researcher, Löning - Human Rights & Responsible Business

Special guests:

Nikolaus Graf Lambsdorff, German Ambassador in Malaysia

2 LGBT+ asylum seekers from Malaysia in Germany