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14 Jul 16
Press Release
Tourism, a catalyst for peace and development
Community engagement and empowerment, capacity building and training, and public/private sector partnerships are key factors in advancing a culture of peace through tourism in post-conflict societies...
02 Jul 16
Press Release
UNWTO strongly condemns hideous attack in Dhaka
On behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO conveys its heartfelt sympathy to the families and friends of the victims. "It was with great sorrow that we learned about this tragic news. We...
24 Jun 16
Indonesia’s visa-free policy
  Indonesia’s visa-free policy   The government of the Republic of Indonesia has granted visa-free facility for 169 countries, special administration regions, or particular entities as...
17 Jun 16
IFT trains Cambodian tourism officials and heritage tour guides
The Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) has been organising a 7-day professional training programme from 14 to 20 June for the officials from APSARA National Authority and heritage tour guides of...
09 Jun 16
Press Release
UNWTO addresses the impact of new technologies on the tourism sector in Japan
The 28th Joint Commission’s meeting discussed UNWTO’s Programme of Work for Asia and the Pacific, the link between tourism and security, and the ethical approach of the sector. The Conference was the...
30 May 16
IFT in collaboration with UNWTO to provide training for Cambodian Tourism Department & heritage tour guides in June
On 30 May 2016, Dr. Alexis Tam, Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of Macao SAR Government and Mr. Tith Chantha, Secretary of State of Tourism of the Kingdom of Cambodia, signed a Memorandum of...
27 May 16
IFT and Cornell University School of Hotel Administration co-organise Executive Development Programme on “Leadership and Motivation”
In order to provide diversified training opportunities for industry professionals and enhance management quality of the local service industry, Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) and Cornell...