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UN Tourism Head Speaks at GWSB

United Nations World Tourism Organization Secretary-General Taleb Rifai spoke on the “Global Importance of Tourism: Challenges and Opportunities” at this year’s Spring Colloquium.

Headquarted in Madrid, UNWTO is the UN agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.  Rifai previously served as assistant director general of the International Labor Organization and is a former Jordanian minister of tourism and antiquities.

Taleb Rifai, secretary-general of UNWTO, is pleased with his “thank you” T-shirt after delivering the keynote speech at the Spring Colloquium co-sponsored by the School and tourism alumni on April 5.

The April 5th colloquium was co-sponsored by the GW Tourism Alumni Network, GW Alumni Association and GWSB in collaboration with the International Institute of Tourism Studies housed at GWSB.


Posted by gwsb on April 17, 2012 | Filed under: GWSB News.

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MBA Admissions and Experience Blog

The members of the MBA Admissions team contribute to the blog with postings about recruitment tours, events, interviews with current students, and insights about the admissions process. The team is composed of:

Christopher Storer, Executive Director
Jason Garner, Associate Director
Patsy Torres, Assistant Director
Jason Smith, Assistant Director
Shelly Heinrich, Admissions Consultant
Jessica Page, Coordinator