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16 Apr 15
Press Release
Global Travel & Tourism leaders set landmark agenda for growth
Launched at the World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit in Madrid “Powering Travel & Tourism into the Next Decade: An Agenda for Growth and Development”, is a landmark manifesto setting...
15 Apr 15
Press Release
Exports from international tourism rise to US$ 1.5 trillion in 2014
Receipts from international visitors spending on accommodation, food and drink, entertainment, shopping and other services and goods reached an estimated US$ 1,245 billion (euro 937 billion) in 2014...
24 Mar 15
Press Release
UNWTO saddened by tragic crash of Germanwings airline
“It was with great sorrow that we heard the news of this tragedy and express our heartfelt solidarity with the families and friends of the passengers at this most difficult time”, said UNWTO...
08 Mar 15
Press Release
International Women’s Day: Tourism sector can do more to step it up on gender equality
The UNWTO/UN Women Global Report on Women in Tourism shows that tourism can offer significant opportunities to narrow the gender gap in employment and entrepreneurship as women are nearly...
05 Mar 15
Press Release
Visa facilitation, infrastructure and marketing: key priorities for Silk Road Ministers
Participating countries reported on the measures taken to promote Silk Road tourism with a clear focus on visa facilitation, while calling for a more collaborative approach to marketing, namely e-...