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18 June 2018 UNWTO.TedQual Certification - National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand
1 June 2018 UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism – Seizing the Power of Technology
Madrid, Spain, 1 June 2018 - Around 600 participants from 52 countries gathered at the 4th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism (Bangkok, Thailand, 30 May to 1 June 2018). Organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of Thailand, in collaboration with the Basque Culinary Center, participants addressed topics ranging from the role of technology in achieving sustainable development, to linking the whole tourism value chain to gastronomy.
31 May 2018 International Mayors’ Forum on Tourism, Zhengzhou, China
17 May 2018 International Mayor's Forum on Tourism 2018
7 May 2018 UNWTO.TedQual Certification - Taylor's University
30 April 2018 UNWTO.TedQual Certification - Nanjing Institute of Tourism & Hospitality
9 April 2018 Messi appointed Ambassador for Responsible Tourism by the World Tourism Organization
Madrid, Spain, 9 April 2018 - Considered by many the best football player of all times, Lionel Messi joins the World Tourism Organization to promote the value of responsible tourism. The UNWTO Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili, appointed Messi as UNWTO Ambassador for Responsible Tourism this Saturday at Camp Nou in Barcelona, after the match F.C. Barcelona – Leganés.   
4 April 2018 UNWTO Secretary General meets President of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, 4 April 2018 - The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili met H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of Republic of Azerbaijan to discuss the development of the tourism sector in the country and how to further strengthen cooperation between Azerbaijan and UNWTO.
26 March 2018 UNWTO.TedQual Certification - Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
20 March 2018 Malaysia joins the UNWTO Silk Road Programme