The Seychelles Island has been named amongst the winners of this year’s World Tourism Organization Tourism Video Competition.
Launched ahead of the 24th UNWTO General Assembly, the competition was designed to recognize the best visual storytellers from every global region. Submissions were judged in two categories.
‘Tourism and the Decade of Action’
Participants were asked to use film to show how the tourism sector is advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through references to one or several of the 17 Global Goals.
‘Exceptional Stories of Sustainable Tourism’
Participants were asked for remarkable examples which showcase the human face of tourism and make clear the positive social impact the sector can have through generating opportunities for all.
All submissions were viewed by an independent jury made up of international media gathered in Madrid for the UNWTO General Assembly
The Seychelles emerged tops with its Experience Seychelles promotional video from Africa in the ”Promotion and the Decade of Action” category.
In the Exceptional Stories of Sustainable Tourism category, the archipelago island came top with its ”Seychelles – Creole Rendezvous” video.
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