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20 May 16
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First World Conference on Tourism for Development: Premier Li of China calls for higher financing for development in tourism
Premier Li Keqiang emphasized tourism’s capacity to stimulate economic growth, create jobs and foster inclusive development. “As we look for new drivers of growth, tourism has a very important role...
19 May 16
Press Release
1st World Conference on Tourism for Development opens this week in Beijing
The conference is expected to bring together 1.000 public and private representatives from over 100 countries to discuss tourism’s role in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a...
08 May 16
Press Release
Ceremony for the adoption of the agreement on the establishment of the International ST-EP Organization takes place in Seoul
On the occasion, a total of 29 countries signed the text of the Agreement that establishes the Organization. More countries are expected to join the sign-up before the beginning of the formal...
08 Apr 16
Press Release
UNWTO – a decade building capacity in tourism policy in Asia/Pacific
Group discussions, case studies and a series of lectures integrated the 4-day training programme aimed at building skills for public sector executives in tourism policy. The 52 participants coming...
30 Mar 16
News
Conference Report: UNWTO International Conference on Heritage Tourism - How Do We Foster, Present and Preserve World Treasures?
UNWTO International Conference on Heritage Tourism: How Do We Foster, Present and Preserve World Treasures? Nara, Japan February 24-26, 2016   From February 24-26, the UNWTO International...
01 Mar 16
Press Release
UNWTO and China organize First World Conference on Tourism for Development
The high level segment of the Conference on ‘Sustainable Development through Tourism’ will analyze how to advance the contribution of tourism to the 17 SDGs, including the sector’s ability to...
03 Feb 16
News
UNWTO International Conference on Heritage Tourism: How do we Foster, Present and Preserve World Treasures?
  The UNWTO International Conference on Heritage Tourism will provide a forum for the tourism industry, governments, academia, representatives of local communities, and international...