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21 Nov 16
Training Programme on Tourism Capacity Building for Government & Public Officials organised by the newly established Global Centre for Tourism Education and Training of IFT
IFT organises training and education programmes in collaboration with UNWTO via the newly established Global Centre for Tourism Education and Training of IFT. These courses would seek to enhance the...
14 Nov 16
Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture visits IFT Taipa Campus and meets overseas tourism officials attending Professional Training Programme organised by IFT and UNWTO
On November 14 the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Dr. Tam Chon Weng, and his delegation toured the new Taipa Campus of the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT). The delegation – accompanied...
10 Nov 16
5th Global Tourism Economy Forum and the UNWTO/GTERC Asia Tourism Trends 2016 Edition
The GTEF 2016, in its fifth year, held in Macao from 15 to 16 October, received due recognition by being endorsed by the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. Mr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of UNWTO and...
09 Nov 16
DOT and UNWTO sign agreement on the holding of the 6th International Conference on Tourism Statistics
Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Wanda Corazon Tulfo-Teo and United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General Taleb Rifai signed the agreement on the Philippines’ hosting of...
21 Oct 16
Press Release
10th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook commences in Guilin, China
With the collaboration of the Polytechnic University of Hong-Kong, a UNWTO Affiliate Member, the Forum has become over the last 10 years a reference platform on global and regional tourism trends....
20 Oct 16
Press Release
4th World Tourism Conference focuses on the ‘tourists first’ – improving the visitors experience
Under the theme ‘Tourism Delights: Delivering the Unexpected’, the Conference focused on strategies to enhance the visitors experience under the principle of “tourists first”. The round tables on ‘...
14 Oct 16
JATA Tourism Expo Japan 2016, Japan Gastronomy Tourism Symposium
The JATA Tourism EXPO Japan 2016, held from 22-25 September 2016 in Tokyo, under the theme: “Be part of the world. Travel”, attracted over 200,000 guests from public and private sectors, and has...