Established by China – CEE Tourism Cooperation in 2019, Marco Polo Award in Tourism aims to develop routes and products appealing to the Chinese travellers. Award will be given to acknowledge the contribution of different kinds of private tourism stakeholders (e.g. tour operators, travel agencies) for the best tourism product comprising local history, traditions, culture as well as a special interest tourism offer and encompassing at least three CEE countries.

Product presentation of awardees will be at China-CEESs High-Level Meeting in Tourism in Riga (22th to 24th October).

More information about application for the Marco Polo Award in Tourism:

Marco Polo Award guidelines

Marco Polo application form

Marco Polo application rules

Deadline of reception of applications: 31st May 2019

Please submit your application electronically to