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Wed 25 Jun 2014 57th UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas - Cartagena de Indias - Colombia
Tue 24 Jun 2014 International Forum on Sustainable Development of Tourism and Innovation - Cartagena de Indias - Colombia
Mon 23 Jun 2014 UNWTO Affiliate Members Seminar on Public-Private Partnerships: Developing specialized tourism products - Cartagena de Indias - Colombia
Wed 19 Feb 2014 Tourism as a Key Sector for Development in Island States - Nassau - Bahamas
Mon 17 Feb 2014 International Seminar on Tourism Destinations Management in Cultural Heritage Sites - Santo Domingo - Dominican Republic
Sat 24 Aug 2013 56th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for the Americas - Livingstone - Zambia

Latest news

21 Jul 14
Press Release
International tourism: strong peak season anticipated
Destinations worldwide received some 317 million international tourists (overnight visitors) between January and April 2014, 14 million more than in the same period of 2013. This 5% growth...
18 Jul 14
Press Release
UNWTO shocked by the tragic loss of Malaysia Airlines flight
“We are appalled by this horrible crash and I would like to, on behalf of UNWTO, reiterate the call by UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, of a full international investigation into the disaster“,...
02 Jul 14
Press Release
Spain to host UNWTO Conference on Religious Heritage and Tourism
Experiencing different ways of life and discovering cultural or religious sites ranks high as travel motivation. With consumer demand shifting to incorporate a broader cultural and historical...
01 Jul 14
Press Release
Tourism Ministers of the Americas commit to sustainable tourism
The Meeting was chaired by the Vice Minister for Tourism of Colombia, Sandra Howard Taylor, who underscored the commitment of the Americas to further strengthen its tourism sector as well as its...
26 Jun 14
News
Especialización y Diferenciación: Claves en el Futuro del Turismo
De izquierda a derecha: Sandra Howard Taylor, viceministra de Turismo; Miguel Mirones, presidente de la Junta Directiva de Miembros Afiliados de la OMT; y Taleb Rifai, secretario General de la...