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13 Jul 17
Tourism key to foster trade in Least Developed Countries
Tourism represents 7% of all international trade and is of increasing relevance to the trade community. Tourism is part of services trade, accounting for 30% of the world’s trade in services. This is...
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04 Jul 17
World Conference on Tourism and Future Energy: Unlocking low-carbon growth opportunities
  The World Conference on Tourism and Future Energy: Unlocking low-carbon growth opportunitieswas held in Astana, Kazakhstan on 26-27 June 2017.   The conference was a joint...
Press Release
12 May 17
105th UNWTO Executive Council meeting concludes in Madrid
The Executive Council, attended by some 250 representatives from 59 countries, focused on these priorities as well as on the UNWTO programme of work for 2018-2019 and the agenda of the International...
Press Release
12 May 17
UNWTO Executive Council recommends Zurab Pololikashvili for Secretary-General for the period 2018-2021
The candidature of Zurab Pololikashvili was presented by his country, Georgia, in accordance with the UNWTO statutes. The recommendation of the UNWTO Executive Council will be submitted to the...
Press Release
10 Mar 17
Governments need to lead the protection of children in tourism – UNWTO World Tourism Network on Child Protection meets in Berlin
“Child protection is the responsibility of all - communities, private sector, academia, but governments have a leading role to play” said Carol Bellamy, Chair of the Network, opening the meeting. “...
Press Release
08 Mar 17
Tourism opens our hearts and our minds: UNWTO Secretary-General at ITB Berlin
“We live the worst of times and the best of times. Times when we wake up every other day with the threat of terrorism at our doorstep and the glooming numbers of unemployment.  Times of...
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18 Jan 17
The World Tourism Organization begins the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
The event, held in the El Pardo Palace in Madrid, Spain, was attended by the Prime Minister of Georgia, the Vice-President of Honduras, more than 40 tourism ministers and other senior officials from...