ITB BERLIN 2024 – “Celebrating Her” awards


The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) presented the ’’Celebrating Her’’ awards for the seventh time at ITB. Based on the jury’s decision, the award winners are:

Suma Venkatesh – Executive VP – Real Estate & Development and Asset Management, The Indian Hotels Co. Ltd – for Inclusion and Diversity

Marija Labović, director of the National Tourism Organization of Serbia – for Tourism policy and Leadership and

Adrianna Kruger – Founder of Tzaneen Country Lodge, Limpopo Province, South Africa – for Sustainable development

Special awards were given to:

Julia Simpson, President, World Council for Tourism and Travel (WTTC), as a “Superwoman of tourism” and

Rika Jean-Francois, Commissioner for Corporate Social Responsibility ITB Berlin, as a ’’Torchbearer of inclusiveness and diversity in tourism’’.

IIPT Serbia congratulates all award winners and expresses its satisfaction that for the first time a representative from Serbia was among the award winners.