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Daniela Otero, CEO of Skål International, elected to the new UNWTO Affiliate Members Board

Author: Andrew J Wood / Date: Fri, 07/26/2019 - 11:56
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As announced from UNWTO, the formal constitution of the new UNWTO Affiliate Members Board will take place within the framework of the Twenty-Third General Assembly in St. Petersburg, Russia, next September 2019.

Just after the election process at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for the period 2019-2021, Daniela Otero, CEO of the organization Skål International, has been elected to the UNWTO Affiliate Members Board, a position that she will hold for the next two years, time that Skål International will be represented and serve on UNWTO Affiliate Members Board at the global level.

"We are very pleased with the outcome and I would like to thank the institutions that makeup UNWTO Affiliate Members for their votes. The long history of Skål International and the strength that our membership in the business and Tourism sector thereof, thus manage to have a voice and be considered when making the big decisions that may affect it."

As announced from UNWTO, the formal constitution of the new UNWTO Affiliate Members Board will take place within the framework of the Twenty-Third General Assembly in St. Petersburg, Russia, next September 2019. During the meeting, the Members of UNWTO Affiliate Members Board shall also elect the President and the two Vice-Chairmen.

Nowadays, the World Tourism Organization is firmly committed to the Millennium Development Goals, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. It also promotes the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism and plays a central and decisive role in promoting the development of responsible, sustainable and accessible Tourism for all, paying special attention to the interests of developing countries.

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Andrew J Wood

English born Andrew J Wood, is a freelance travel writer and for most of his career a professional hotelier. Andrew has over 35 years of hospitality and travel experience. He is a Skal member and a hotel graduate of Napier University, Edinburgh. Andrew is also a former member of the Executive Committe of Skal International (SI), National President SI THAILAND, Club President of SI BANGKOK and is currently SI Asia Area a.VP Southeast Asia (SEA), and Director of Public Relations Skal International BANGKOK. He is a regular guest lecturer at various Universities in Thailand including Assumption University's Hospitality School and the Japan Hotel School in Tokyo.