Today, Microsoft and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) signed an agreement focused on delivering the benefits of the most advanced technologies to the tourism industry. Jean-Philippe Courtois,
President of Microsoft International, and Márcio Favilla, Executive Director of UNWTO, forged this alliance to drive technology innovation and augment Spain’s efforts and vision in applying technology to benefit the tourism industry.

The Microsoft Innovation Center in TourismTechnologies will participate in the joint efforts to develop projects led by the UNWTO. UNWTO members will have enhanced access to the services offered by the Microsoft Innovation Center, including development of proof of concepts and pilot projects applying technological innovation to the tourism industry.

Read the full press release here.

View photos from the announcement here.