Upcoming events

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

30 Oct 14
Press Release
International tourism shows continued strength
International tourists (overnight visitors) travelling the world between January and August 2014 reached 781 million, 36 million more than in the same period of 2013. With a 5% increase,...
29 Oct 14
Press Release
UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit to address the links between tourism and mega events
Tourism and mega-events are closely interlinked in today’s globalized society. Many of those attending mega events are tourists. In turn, these events have a direct impact on tourism destinations,...
28 Oct 14
UNWTO and Guilin Further Strengthened Their Bilateral Cooperation
UNWTO and Guilin further strengthened their bilateral cooperation through a meeting on the 24th of October 2014, led by  Mayor Tang Congyuan at the UNWTO Headquarters in Madrid, Spain.  ...
28 Oct 14
Press Release
UNWTO commends Japan’s tourism commitment
International tourism in Japan rebounded strongly following the impact of the Tohoku earthquake in 2011. In 2013, international tourists to Japan increased by 24% to reach more than 10 million for...
21 Oct 14
Press Release
UNWTO activities at World Travel Market 2014
Ministers’ Summit: “Tourism and Mega-Events: building a lasting legacy” (4 November)The UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit will bring together Tourism Ministers and leading tourism experts from all over the...