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31 Aug 15
Press Release
UNWTO General Assembly to meet in Medellín, Colombia
The Assembly takes places at a most dynamic time for the tourism sector. With five consecutive years of robust growth, tourism has been a major contributor to the economic recovery in many parts of...
09 Jul 15
Press Release
International tourist arrivals up 4% in the first four months of 2015
Destinations worldwide received some 332 million international tourists (overnight visitors) between January and April 2015, 14 million more than the same period last year, corresponding to an...
02 Jul 15
News
COMUNICADO DE PRENSA DEL MINISTERIO DE TURISMO DE ECUADOR EN EL QUE RATIFICA SU COMPROMISO CON LA CONSERVACIÓN DE LAS ISLAS GALÁPAGOS
Ministerio de Turismo de Ecuador COMUNICADO DE PRENSA EL MINISTERIO DE TURISMO DE ECUADOR RATIFICA SU COMPROMISO CON LA CONSERVACIÓN DE LAS ISLAS GALÁPAGOS A nombre del Ministerio de Turismo de...
02 Jul 15
Press Release
12th UNWTO Awards open for applications
Since 2003, the UNWTO Awards recognize knowledge creation, dissemination and innovation in tourism, seeking to highlight the sector’s transversal effect on governance and society at large. So far,...
28 May 15
Press Release
World Committee on Tourism Ethics proposes International Convention on Tourism Ethics
The transformation of the Global Code of Ethics into a full international convention as a means to boost the responsibility of governments in this field and advance the impact of the Code was the...