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To Do! and TOURA D ‘OR Awards socially responsible tourism contest

Posted by deborahmclaren on June 7, 2010

Applications open for Studienkreis international contests TO DO! and TOURA D’OR; Awards To
Be Given At ITB Berlin 2011

Berlin, 2 June 2010 – The TO DO! – Contest Socially Responsible Tourism is announced worldwide for the 16th time by tudienkreis für Tourismus und Entwicklung e.V. (Institute for Tourism and Development). Enterprises and public or private institutions that take into account the interests and needs of the local population in their touristic activities are welcome to apply.

That socially responsible and sustainable projects and measures can be economically
successful at the same time has been proven by this year’s TO DO! award winners from the Gambia and Mozambique. The winners receive their awards and the prize money during the ITB Berlin 2010– after a thorough selection process by a jury and an on-site visit of an expert.

Award Winner TO DO! 1999 Lehm- und Backsteinstra�e e.V., Germany

Award Winner TO DO! 1999 Lehm- und Backsteinstra�e e.V., Germany

The international TOURA D ‘OR – Film Contest Sustainable Tourism
, which has been organized bi-annually since 1990, calls for entries of tourism-related films from professional filmmakers, producers, and agencies. Productions which support a socially responsible, environmentally compatible and thus future-oriented tourism are honoured in different categories. Accepted are contributions in PAL-system as VHS tapes or DVDs in German or English, produced within the period of 2008 to 2010. The TOURA D’OR award ceremony will also take place during the ITB 2011.

On the websites


further information about the contests as well as all TO DO! and TOURA D’OR winners (including short film clips) are available in German and English. The conditions of participation and applications forms are also available for downloading.

Deadline of application for TO DO! 2010: August 31, 2010.

Deadline of application for TOURA D'OR 2010: September 30, 2010.

For further information about both contests: Studienkreis für Tourismus und Entwicklung e.V. (Institute for Tourism and Development), Kapellenweg 3, D-82541 Ammerland, phone: +49-(0)8177-1783, fax: +49-(0)8177-1349, email:

TO DO! award-winning Sponsors of the TO DO!

For the TO DO! 2010 the Swiss Foundation for Solidarity in Tourism (SST) will donate 5,000 Swiss Francs prize money for each winner. The Europäische Reiseversicherung AG adds another 2,100 Euros for the award winners.

Cooperation Partners

– for TO DO!: German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and
Development, Europäische Reiseversicherung AG, Church Development Service (EED),
ITB Berlin, Swiss Foundation for Solidarity in Tourism, Studiosus Reisen München

– for TOURA D 'OR: see

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