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04 Jan 17
Press Release
FITUR 2017: UNWTO with a focus on sustainability and tourism in Africa and in the MENA region
UNWTO has prepared a number of events to be held at FITUR, starting with the presentation of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017. Also on January 18 the 13th Edition of...
03 Jan 17
Press Release
The Year Ahead: harnessing the power of tourism to build a better world
I have seen increasing commitment from the international community, with many countries realizing the potential for tourism to become a pillar of their development. This commitment is attested to by...
29 Dec 16
Press Release
2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
The United Nations General Assembly declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development recalling the potential of tourism to advance the universal 2030 Agenda for...
05 Dec 16
Press Release
International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 garners support from the sector
The United Nations 70th General Assembly has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. In the context of the universal 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...
05 Dec 16
Press Release
UNWTO underlines the potential of tourism to preserve biodiversity - COP-13
Just a few weeks ahead of launching the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, which will be celebrated throughout 2017, UNWTO underlined in Cancun the need for national policies...
19 Sep 16
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46 Tourism officials and professionals participated to the UNWTO course in Argentina on “The digital tourist”
La Organización Mundial del Turismo, su Fundación OMT.Themis y el Ministerio de Turismo de la República Argentina clausuraron en la ciudad de Córdoba, el curso internacional de la OMT “Excelencia en...
12 Sep 16
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Over 40 tourism officials and professionals participated in the UNWTO regional course in Mexico on “Excellence in Tourism Marketing: Social media in the tourism destination”
La Organización Mundial del Turismo, su Fundación OMT.Themis, la Secretaría de Turismo de México y su Instituto de Competitividad Turística, y la Secretaría de Turismo del Estado de Yucatán,...