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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...
11 Sep 14
News
Republic of the Union of Myanmar launches new e-visa system
We are pleased to share that the Ministry of Immigration and Population of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has launched a new e-visa system. This system was launched on 1st September, 2014. The...