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Outstanding Contribution to the Travel & Tourism Industry 2015

And the winner is...

World Travel Awards Winner Shield 2015

Dr. Lahcen Haddad, Morocco Minister of Tourism

Winner Profile |



Dr. Lahcen Haddad obtained a PhD in Social Sciences and Humanities in 1993, from Indiana University - USA and an MBA from St. Thomas Aquinas College, New York in 1999.

He is an international expert in strategic studies, democracy, governance and development, as well as a certified Expert in strategic planning (By MSI, Washington in 2000), in Monitoring and Evaluation (By MSI, Washington in 2001), in Diversity (By TWI, Toronto in 2002) and in Entrepreneurship (By MSI, Washington by MSI 2003).

His involvement in projects and studies of national and international importance awards him with a mastery of geostrategic files, economic development, public policy, international relations, governance, tourism etc.

Dr. Lahcen Haddad taught as a university professor for over twenty years with prestigious institutions such as Indiana University, Saint Thomas Aquinas College in New York, the School of International Training in Vermont, Mohamed V University, University Al Akhawayn etc.

The publications of Dr. Lahcen Haddad, in English, Arabic, French and Spanish, include the geostrategic areas, of social sciences, development, communication and management as well as topics of general interest.

Dr. Haddad has been appointed Minister of Tourism in January 2012.

Lahcen Haddad, Moroccan Minister of Tourism

Award History

Outstanding Contribution to the Travel & Tourism Industry 2019: Haitham Mattar, Senior Advisor, Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage
Outstanding Contribution to the Travel & Tourism Industry 2015: Dr. Lahcen Haddad, Morocco Minister of Tourism


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