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21 Oct 14
Press Release
UNWTO activities at World Travel Market 2014
Ministers’ Summit: “Tourism and Mega-Events: building a lasting legacy” (4 November)The UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit will bring together Tourism Ministers and leading tourism experts from all over the...
07 Oct 14
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UNWTO Executive Council discusses the links between tourism and culture
The UNWTO Executive Council stressed the need to promote new governance models to foster closer cooperation between tourism and culture in order to advance the sustainable development of cultural...
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...