Recent events

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

29 Sep 14
Press Release
Community Development takes center stage at World Tourism Day 2014
World Tourism Day (WTD) was celebrated this year under the theme “Tourism & Community Development“, highlighting the community dimension as one of the key pillars of sustainable development....
15 Sep 14
Press Release
International tourism up by 5% in the first half of the year
Growth was strongest in the Americas (+6%) followed by Asia and the Pacific and Europe (both at +5%). By subregion, South Asia and Northern Europe (both +8%) were the best performers, together with...
04 Aug 14
Press Release
UNWTO Awards 2014 – Open for Applications
The Awards recognize innovative tourism initiatives and contributions to the sector, in line with the principles of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism. Since its inception in 2003, the UNWTO...
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“,...