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24 Jun 16
Save the date. Happiness and the integration of Tourism and Culture. 13th and 14th September 2016, Aruba
04 May 16
Press Release
El Salvador and Honduras to host UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas in 2017
The 2017 meeting will take place in El Salvador and Honduras, and constitutes the first time in the history of the Organization that it is being held with a dual-site format. The Salvadoran capital...
03 May 16
Press Release
UNWTO Statement of Support to Ecuador
In a joint Statement, they stressed that “Ecuador is a tourism success story; a country where tourism supports many livelihoods” and committed to “work, alongside UNWTO, to support Ecuador with the...
20 Apr 16
Press Release
UNWTO deeply saddened by the tragic earthquake in Ecuador’s central coast
“I would like to convey to the families and friends of the victims, to the people and the government of Ecuador, our heartfelt condolences and solidarity in this tragic moment.” said UNWTO Secretary-...
19 Apr 16
Press Release
Peru to host 2nd UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism
The World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism is aimed at contributing to the development of the segment and providing a platform for the exchange of experiences and good practices carried out worldwide....
19 Apr 16
Press Release
First Ibero-American Meeting on the Sharing Economy addresses challenges of new tourism business models
The contribution of new models to the revitalization of the sector and issues relating to competition, taxation and consumer rights were among the topics discussed. The meeting, which took place in...
01 Feb 16
Press Release
Updated UNWTO Statement on the Zika Virus
Following the declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO) of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 1 February 2016 on the Zika virus, UNWTO recalls that according to WHO there...