News

17 May 2011 Paraguay acoge desde hoy Reunión de la Comisión Regional para las Américas de la OMT
13 May 2011 UN agencies commit to make tourism work for development
Tourism is one of the top three sources of export earnings for nearly half of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and is a priority sector for their further integration in the global economy. The contribution  of tourism in advancing development was addressed during a Special Event on Tourism for Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction organized by the recently created UN Steering Committee on Tourism for Development (SCTD), during a major UN conference on LDCs (Istanbul, Turkey, 10 May 2011).
11 May 2011 International Tourism: First results of 2011 confirm consolidation of growth
International tourist arrivals grew by close to 5% during the first months of 2011, consolidating the 7% rebound registered in 2010. According to the April Interim Update of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, growth was positive in all world (sub)regions during January and February 2011, with the exception of the Middle East and North Africa. South America and South Asia led growth (both at +15%), followed by Subsaharan Africa (+13%) and Central and Eastern Europe (+12%).
5 May 2011 Tourism Outlook Seminar delivers
21 April 2011 UNWTO and the Inter-American Development Bank partner to strengthen tourism development in Latin America and the Caribbean
UNWTO and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) deepen their cooperation on tourism development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Joint activities focus on improving the measurement of tourism, strengthening governance and promoting investment in the region.
5 April 2011 EL GOBIERNO ESPAÑOL APORTA MÁS DE 52,5 MILLONES DE EUROS PARA LA COOPERACIÓN REGIONAL EN CENTROAMÉRICA
24 March 2011 Nueva plataforma de Estadísticas de Turismo
Signature of the "Golden Book" of Travel and Tourism. Mexico City, Mexico. 28 February 2011
The Américas during FITUR's Week