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5 September 2016 Teo slams bombing, says Davao remains a ‘safe place’
28 July 2016 UNWTO Conference on Tourism: a Catalyst for Development, Peace and Reconciliation
14 July 2016 Tourism, a catalyst for peace and development
Tourism can play a key role in building peace and supporting reconciliation processes, concluded the UNWTO Conference on ‘Tourism, a catalyst for development, peace and reconciliation’ held in Passikudah, Sri Lanka between 11 and 14 July.  
2 July 2016 UNWTO strongly condemns hideous attack in Dhaka
UNWTO strongly condemns the hideous attack perpetrated yesterday in a cafe in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
24 June 2016 Indonesia’s visa-free policy
17 June 2016 IFT trains Cambodian tourism officials and heritage tour guides
9 June 2016 UNWTO addresses the impact of new technologies on the tourism sector in Japan
Over 400 participants from 26 countries gathered in the city of Nara, Japan, to discuss the impact that new technologies are having on the tourism sector and how these can help the sector to further develop at the UNWTO International Conference on Tourism and Technology. It was conducted within the framework of the 28th Joint Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for East Asia and the Pacific and South Asia from 1-4 June 2016.
30 May 2016 IFT in collaboration with UNWTO to provide training for Cambodian Tourism Department & heritage tour guides in June
27 May 2016 IFT and Cornell University School of Hotel Administration co-organise Executive Development Programme on “Leadership and Motivation”
20 May 2016 First World Conference on Tourism for Development: Premier Li of China calls for higher financing for development in tourism
The role of tourism in fighting poverty and building peace were the key focus of the First World Conference on Tourism for Development. Opening the conference, Premier Li Keqiang underlined the role of tourism in lifting people out of poverty and the importance of stepping up international cooperation in tourism. The event, organized by UNWTO and the Government of the People’s Republic of China, gathered in Beijing 1000 participants from over 100 countries.