NHL Stenden Tourism students win global United Nations battle
Sustainable plan for UNESCO World Heritage Site Society of Humanitarianism gets high recognition
Students from NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences have been announced winners of the United Nation's UNWTO Students League competition. The Tourism Management students developed a sustainable tourism plan for the UNESCO site and former Colonies of the Society of Humanitarianism where poor families, beggars and the homeless were taken to work and live. The grand prize was presented on Thursday 30 September by Zurab Pololikashvili, UN Secretary General. A total of 65 universities and universities of applied sciences from around the world took part in the challenge to develop a tourism plan for a rural development. The NHL Stenden team, made up of five third year Tourism Management students, was the only European team selected for the finals.