On June 2nd, The Lisbon MBA and Turismo de Portugal have jointly launched a worldwide competition of ideas - the Tourism Innovation Competition - which will reward the most innovative project to a solution on how to measure tourists’ behavior in the countries and/or cities they visit. This initiative aims the search and knowledge sharing within the Tourism sector in an effort to fill a management problem, the lack of information: You can only manage what you can measure.
Applications are open until August 31st! The three finalists will present their idea at a conference in Lisbon on September 18th. The winning idea will receive a prize of 10,000 euros or a 18,000 euros scholarship for The Lisbon MBA, and the other two finalists will receive two thousand euros each.
The Tourism Innovation Competition includes the following phases:
a) From June 2nd to August 31st 2015: Reception of proposals;
b) From September 1st to September 5th, 2015: Election of three winning proposals and exclusion of those who do not comply with the Regulation.
c) September 18th: Presentation of the proposals at an international conference in Lisbon, where the winner will be announced and the prizes delivered.