Upcoming events

Mon 27 Oct 2014 Global Tourism Economy Forum - Macao - Macao S.A.R., China
Fri 14 Nov 2014 China International Tourism Forum - Shanghai - China
Sat 15 Nov 2014 The International Mayor´s Forum on Tourism - Zhengzhou - China
Thu 20 Nov 2014 UNWTO Special Workshop on Tourism Statistics - Nara - Japan

Latest news

07 Oct 14
Press Release
UNWTO Executive Council discusses the links between tourism and culture
The UNWTO Executive Council stressed the need to promote new governance models to foster closer cooperation between tourism and culture in order to advance the sustainable development of cultural...
29 Sep 14
Press Release
Community Development takes center stage at World Tourism Day 2014
World Tourism Day (WTD) was celebrated this year under the theme “Tourism & Community Development“, highlighting the community dimension as one of the key pillars of sustainable development....
26 Sep 14
News
World Tourism Day is celebrated in Asia and the Pacific
World Tourism Day (WTD), celebrated every year on 27 September, is a global observance to highlight tourism’s social, cultural, political and economic value. WTD 2014 is being held under the theme...
19 Sep 14
Press Release
Prime Minister of Samoa receives UNWTO/WTTC Open Letter on Travel and Tourism
The UNWTO/WTTC Open Letter calls on heads of state and government around the world to acknowledge tourism's key role in delivering more sustained and balanced growth and prioritize the sector higher...
15 Sep 14
Press Release
International tourism up by 5% in the first half of the year
Growth was strongest in the Americas (+6%) followed by Asia and the Pacific and Europe (both at +5%). By subregion, South Asia and Northern Europe (both +8%) were the best performers, together with...