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18 May 17
UNWTO Commission for Asia and the Pacific meets in Bangladesh
“With growth comes power, and with power, comes responsibility. With 1.8 billion international tourists foreseen to travel the world by 2030, we could end up with 1.8 billion opportunities or 1.8...
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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...
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09 May 17
The Philippines will host the 6th UNWTO Conference on Tourism Statistics
Supported by the United Nations Statistics Division, the UNWTO initiative ‘Towards a Statistical Framework for Measuring Sustainable Tourism’ (MST) underlines the need to measure the full effects of...
Press Release
04 May 17
14th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism : Call for applications
Applications for the UNWTO Awards span four categories: Public Policy and Governance; Enterprises; Non-Governmental Organizations, and Research and Technology. Since their creation in 2003, the UNWTO...
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24 Apr 17
UNWTO Training in Papua New Guinea advances sustainable tourism
The first UNWTO event conducted in the Pacific Islands analyzed the potential of sustainable tourism practices in the development of the region. The training programme was aligned with the...
06 Apr 17
Partnership Opportunities of the 22nd Session of the UNWTO General Assembly
The General Assembly is the supreme organ of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), at which all 161 UNWTO Member States and Territories ‎congregate every two years to discuss, debate, and exchange...