Tag: UNWTO Secretary

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism  Observatory

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 16:10 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 09:39 0

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili met with ... Read More

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

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

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019 08:26 0

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

UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism

UNWTO launches Guidelines for the Development of Gastronomy Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019 10:12 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 02:42 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 23:30 0

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

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019 08:32 0

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

UNWTO: Balearic Islands first tourism destination developed under 2030 Agenda

UNWTO: Balearic Islands first tourism destination developed under 2030 Agenda

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 14:54 0

Deploying new resources and actions for the progressive adaptation of the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera) to the objectives of the 2030 Agenda, is ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 11:48 0

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

African Tourism Board launch on Thursday: More details just released

African Tourism Board launch on Thursday: More details just released

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 08:42 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 08:48 2

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

Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman

Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 05:26 0

It appears the implementation of the National Tourism Strategy of Oman is in excellent hands. Last week Carlos Vogeler started a two-year contract with the ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019 04:12 2

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

Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation

Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 20:09 0

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

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019 04:48 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 02:05 0

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

Tourism icon Eduardo Fayos-Solá died

Tourism icon Eduardo Fayos-Solá died

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 12:50 0

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

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 8, 2019 06:45 0

The Nepal Tourism Board and Nepal Embassy in Berlin went all out last night to prepare the world for Visit Nepal 2020 last night. Organized ... Read More

The Future of Mountain Tourism:  Sustainability and Innovation

The Future of Mountain Tourism: Sustainability and Innovation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:36 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 06:53 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 16:20 2

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) are co-organizing the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism, on 2-3 May 2019 ... Read More

San Sebastian hosts UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

San Sebastian hosts UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 19:32 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) have signed the Agreement for the holding of the 5th UNWTO World Forum on ... Read More

UNWTO: Citizens recognize positive impact of tourism sector

UNWTO: Citizens recognize positive impact of tourism sector

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 19:45 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 17:25 0

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long term forecast issued in 2010 ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2019 10:22 0

UNWTO may be on its way to a new home in China or Georgia. UNWTO was a guest in Spain since 1974. Spain has been ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 17:16 0

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

Why Iran is important for UNWTO Secretary General  Zurab Pololikashvili?

Why Iran is important for UNWTO Secretary General  Zurab Pololikashvili?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 20, 2018 07:14 0

The Islamic Republic of Iran is an important country for the UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili. Iran is a member of the UNWTO Executive Council and if Pololikashvili wants ... Read More

Is UNWTO suffering of an induced coma?

Is UNWTO suffering of an induced coma?

editor editor- December 20, 2018 05:05 0

UNWTO is experiencing a new type of leader and leadership. Read More

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