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|14 September 2012||Bhutan Hosts Record-Breaking Executive Training Programme|
|12 September 2012||
International tourism on track to hit one billion by end of 2012
With a record 467 million tourists traveling in the first half of 2012, international tourism remains firmly on track to reach one billion tourists by the end of the year.
|7 August 2012||Mongolia looks to tourism to diversify its economy|
|2 August 2012||
Nominations open for UNWTO Ulysses and Lifetime Achievement Awards
Nominations are open for the 2012 UNWTO Awards, recognizing exceptional leaders in the tourism community, as well as the most innovative tourism initiatives.
|20 July 2012||UNWTO Attends 8th International Tourism Fair in Shiraz, Iran|
|19 July 2012||Value not Volume is Best Strategy for Myanmar Tourism|
|19 July 2012||
UNWTO strongly condemns attack on tourist bus in Bulgaria
UNWTO is deeply shocked by the bombing of a tourist bus in Bulgaria and condemns the act in the strongest possible terms.
|9 July 2012||
415 million tourists expected worldwide in the May-August peak season
International tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 5% in the first four months of 2012, despite remaining economic uncertainties in some of the major outbound markets. According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, prospects remain positive for the period May-August, the Northern Hemisphere’s summer peak season, with around 415 million tourists expected to travel abroad.
|4 July 2012||Australian Grants Help Tourism Industry on the Path to Sustainability|
|27 June 2012||
Tourism & Sustainable Energy: gearing up for World Tourism Day 2012
Launching the World Tourism Day 2012 (27 September) campaign, UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, has called on all tourism stakeholders to “play their part in reaching the United Nations goal of achieving sustainable energy for all by 2030”.