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27 Jan 15
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Over 1.1 billion tourists travelled abroad in 2014
The number of international tourists (overnight visitors) reached 1,138 million in 2014, 51 million more than in 2013. With an increase of 4.7%, this is the fifth consecutive year of above average...
26 Jan 15
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FiturGreen 2015: Sustainable Tourism from the Traveller’s Perspective
“Towards sustainable consumption and production in the tourism sector” is the theme of the sixth edition of FiturGreen, leading forum on tourism and sustainability. Its central topic this year is the...
22 Jan 15
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INVESTOUR – creating business opportunities for Africa
Tourism is increasingly recognized as an important driver of socio-economic development in Africa, a region which has seen tourism demand jump from 26 million international tourists in 2000 to 56...
21 Jan 15
Press Release
UNWTO Awards to recognize innovation and excellence in tourism
Since 2003, the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism have honored tourism initiatives and individuals for their contribution to tourism through knowledge and innovation, in line with...
19 Jan 15
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UNWTO activities at FITUR 2015
UNWTO Awards Symposium (27 January, 15.00-18.20, IFEMA Madrid) The UNWTO Awards Symposium is an opportunity to share best practices in tourism innovation. The Symposium includes an inspirational...