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    This webpage has been elaborated by Loreto IBANEZ CASTILLO, member of the International Network of Tourism Professionals (INTP).

    Loreto IBANEZ CASTILLO, PhD, was born in Chile; and is known for her work on international cooperation, public policies, quality, tourism and human rights.

    With a working experience of more than 25 years; ten of them at the United Nations World Tourism Organization.
    She has worked as well in the public sector in Chile and Spain, private sector in Chile and the United Kingdom and at higher tourism education level in France (nowadays).

    Among her main contributions, we can find the support to Member States at UNWTO for the development or update of national tourism legislation, the integration of the principles of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism as a mandatory requirement for obtaining the UNWTO.TedQual Certification, the development of tourism observatories, and the design of quality standards for small and medium tourism enterprises.

    At higher education level she has a PhD on Social and Legal Sciences, an Advance Diploma on International Law and International Cooperation and a bachelor’s degree in Tourism Management. Being her central subject of expertise and research how the tourism sector can be an invisible ally for the protection of human rights.

    The International Network of Tourism Professionals (INTP) is a network created with the aim of promoting the exchange of knowledge worldwide. Our inspiration is to contribute to the well-being of the tourism sector by crossing our lines of expertise and cultures.

    The network has a non-profit philosophy, and a none-membership fee.

    Please notice that is not a requirement to have a certain age or years of experience to join the Network. We strongly believe that any one at any age can contribute from its field of expertise. This, either you work directly in the tourism sector or you come from a crossing field.

    The only requirement to be part of the Network is to strongly commit to the accomplishment of the purposes and principles of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism.

    To join, please send us a message to the following address:
    intp@tourismandhumanrights.com

    *The content of this webpage is of exclusive responsibility of her author.