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

Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres
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Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says four Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres (GTRCM) will be opened in Japan, ... Read More

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

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expected to participate in the first Asian Resilience Summit, being held in Kathmandu, ... Read More

UNWTO highlights Gastronomy Tourism in Japan
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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

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura
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Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be ... Read More

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

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

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?
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Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most ... Read More

UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism
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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
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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
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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

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?
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Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura submitted her letter of resignation to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras last week. She resigned to ... Read More

UNWTO: Balearic Islands first tourism destination developed under 2030 Agenda
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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

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

African Tourism Board launch on Thursday: More details just released
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African Tourism Board launch on Thursday: More details just released

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

The African Tourism Board is ready to be launched in Cape Town on Thursday during the upcoming World Travel Market ... Read More

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

Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman
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Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

It appears the implementation of the National Tourism Strategy of Oman is in excellent hands. Last week Carlos Vogeler started ... Read More

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

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility
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President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019

Africa Tourism is hot right now. Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is now becoming ... Read More

Tourism icon Eduardo Fayos-Solá died
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Tourism icon Eduardo Fayos-Solá died

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Eduardo Fayos-Solá (Spain) passed away this morning. He is seen as one the icons in the travel and tourism industry ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night
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Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 8, 2019

The Nepal Tourism Board and Nepal Embassy in Berlin went all out last night to prepare the world for Visit ... Read More

The Future of Mountain Tourism:  Sustainability and Innovation
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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

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero
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Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019

Nepal is known as a country of beauty and resilience when it comes to the travel and tourism industry. Nepal ... Read More

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

San Sebastian hosts UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism
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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
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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
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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

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