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Bartlett to Attend 110th United Nations World Tourism Organization Executive Council Meeting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett is set to participate in the 110th United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Executive ... Read More

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be done

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Countries around the world are integrating sustainability in their tourism policies but the evidence on the results of their implementation ... Read More

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

A global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS shows a positive picture of local residents’ perceptions ... Read More

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development, innovation and partnerships

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World ... Read More

UNWTO highlights Gastronomy Tourism in Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Japan Travel and Tourism Association (JTTA) and Gurunavi have released the new UNWTO Report ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, deepening partnership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, has arrived in Rome to begin a first visit to ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to ... Read More

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

The new Observatory is located in the city of La Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading ... Read More

Jamaica to host first ever global Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management Summit in 2020

editor editor- May 17, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that Jamaica will be hosting an international conference on Tourism Innovation Resilience ... Read More

64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO ... Read More

UNWTO hopes to work with African Tourism Board

editor editor- May 15, 2019

African Tourism Board (ATB) Vice President Cuthbert Ncube recently joined ATB from the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), where he ... Read More

UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) have launched a new set of guidelines to help ... Read More

Deputy UNWTO Secretary General ready to quit? Jaime Alberto Cabal Sanclemente may resign

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

Jaime Alberto Cabal Sanclemente of Colombia may have enough serving as the deputy secretary General for the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). He ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary-General to present Platino Award for Cinema and Education

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili will recognize the Ibero-American film industry´s commitment to sustainability, openness ... Read More

UNWTO: Balearic Islands first tourism destination developed under 2030 Agenda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Deploying new resources and actions for the progressive adaptation of the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera) to the objectives ... Read More

Seychelles represented at first Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

editor editor- April 8, 2019

The first Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa was held in Santa Maria, Sal Island in Cabo ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy ... Read More

WTTC Summit Opened in Seville: Spain’s president says not to build walls

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

This morning the World Travel and Tourism Council Summit 2019 opened in Seville, Spain. A line up of top tourism leaders ... Read More

VoyagesAfriq CEO appointed UNWTO Senior Expert for Communications in Africa

mm Alain St.Ange- April 2, 2019

The Managing Editor and CEO of VoyagesAfriq Media Limited, Mr. Kojo Bentum-Williams, has been appointed as the UN World Tourism ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global ... Read More

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. ... Read More

Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation", opening event today was attended by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez; Spain’s Minister ... Read More

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019

The U.S. State Department putting Tunisia  as a category 2 risk for U.S. citizens to travel to. This is on ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to address delegates at ITB Berlin

editor editor- March 5, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett departs the island today to participate in the International Tourism Bourse (ITB), in Berlin, ... Read More

The Future of Mountain Tourism: Sustainability and Innovation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019

The 4th edition of the UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference (2-5 March 2019, Berchtesgaden, Germany) highlighted the need for collective ... Read More

German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs to open ITB Berlin 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

Numerous celebrity figures will be present at the opening ceremony of ITB Berlin. This year, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs ... Read More

UNWTO global gastronomy tourism event: Job creation, entrepreneurship and development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) are co-organizing the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy ... Read More

Berchtesgadener welcomes UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has selected Berchtesgaden, Germany as the venue for the 4th UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference ... Read More

San Sebastian hosts UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) have signed the Agreement for the holding of the ... Read More

UNWTO: Citizens recognize positive impact of tourism sector

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

According to the first ever global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS, 47% of respondents think ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long ... Read More

Will UNWTO pack up in Madrid and move to China or Georgia?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2019

UNWTO may be on its way to a new home in China or Georgia. UNWTO was a guest in Spain ... Read More

First destination management organization in the world awarded UNWTO.QUEST Certification

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has granted UNWTO.QUEST Certification to the Punta del Este Convention Bureau, which became the first ... Read More

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

The festive season in Africa also marks the highest season in the tourism industry, as demand for getaway destinations in ... Read More