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|25 March 2013||
China´s new national tourism strategy set to increase outbound tourism
‘The Outline for National Tourism and Leisure (2013-2020)’, recently issued by the government of China, sets the ground for the redefinition of tourism development and management in the country, including a strong support for outbound tourism as well as a focus on a greater distribution of the economic, socio-cultural and environmental benefits of tourism.
|21 March 2013||China´s New Landmark Tourism Strategy: The Outline for National Tourism and Leisure (2013-2020)|
|18 March 2013||
ICAO and UNWTO Affirm Cooperation on Joint Aviation and Tourism Goals
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and UNWTO signed a special Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism today, acknowledging the intention of the two UN agencies to begin cooperating more closely on issues of common priority.
|8 March 2013||Asia Pacific Ambassadors Reunite at UNWTO Headquarters for Annual Briefing|
|7 March 2013||
Indonesia’s future generation pledges tourism leaders to fight climate change
School kids from Pangandaran, Indonesia, have urged global tourism leaders to take climate change seriously. The 451 participants of the Mangrove Ambassadors Programme voiced out through a selection of 24 “Letters to Leaders” how climate change is affecting their daily lives at one of the most popular tourism destinations in Indonesia. The Ambassadors Programme is part of a joint project by UNWTO and the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, supported by the Government of Germany, to promote climate change mitigation and adaptation measures (6 March, Berlin, Germany).
|6 March 2013||
World Committee on Tourism Ethics praises growing private sector commitment
The Twelfth Meeting of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics commended the UNWTO Private Sector Commitment to the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism Initiative and praised the growing number of signatory businesses who pledged to uphold responsible conduct in the tourism sector (Madrid, Spain, 4-5 March).
|28 February 2013||
UNWTO activities at ITB 2013
UNWTO events at ITB Travel Trade Show 2013 include the 3rd Silk Road Ministers’ meeting and a meeting of the World Tourism Network on Child Protection, as well as the first UNWTO meeting exclusively dedicated to “Tourism and Intangible Cultural Heritage”, among others (Berlin, Germany, 6-10 March, 2013).
|20 February 2013||Boosting Regional Cooperation: Lao PDR Hosts 2013 ATF|
|14 February 2013||Bangladesh to Strengthen Collaboration with UNWTO|
|14 February 2013||The Maldives: A Tourism Success Story for 40 Years|