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Tue 19 May 2015 58th meeting of the UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas - Port-au-Prince - Haiti

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22 Jan 15
Press Release
INVESTOUR – creating business opportunities for Africa
Tourism is increasingly recognized as an important driver of socio-economic development in Africa, a region which has seen tourism demand jump from 26 million international tourists in 2000 to 56...
21 Jan 15
Press Release
UNWTO Awards to recognize innovation and excellence in tourism
Since 2003, the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism have honored tourism initiatives and individuals for their contribution to tourism through knowledge and innovation, in line with...
19 Jan 15
Press Release
UNWTO activities at FITUR 2015
UNWTO Awards Symposium (27 January, 15.00-18.20, IFEMA Madrid) The UNWTO Awards Symposium is an opportunity to share best practices in tourism innovation. The Symposium includes an inspirational...
14 Jan 15
Press Release
UN General Assembly: Sustainable tourism is a tool for poverty reduction and environmental protection
Emphasizing the need to optimize the economic, social, cultural and environmental benefits stemming from sustainable tourism, particularly in developing countries, the resolution entitled “Promotion...
09 Jan 15
UNWTO strongly condemns the attack at French magazine Charlie Hebdo
UNWTO is deeply shocked by the tragic attack perpetrated at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. On behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO conveys its heartfelt condolences to the...