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UNWTO recognizes ‘Accessible Tourist Destinations’ at FITUR

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Fundación ONCE celebrated the best ‘Accessible Tourist Destinations’, at FITUR, the tourism trade fair ... Read More

King of Spain signals strong support for UNWTO’s tourism ambitions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain joined the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for a special gala dinner in Madrid ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism continues to outpace global economy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

1.5 billion international tourist arrivals were recorded in 2019, globally. A 4% increase on the previous year which is also ... Read More

Plans in High Gear for UNWTO Conference on Resilience and Innovation

editor editor- January 15, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says plans are in high gear for Jamaica to host the first ever UNWTO  ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainability, innovation and accessibility at FITUR 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will place innovation and sustainability at the top of the agenda as it returns to ... Read More

UNWTO: Tourism startups focus on innovation and sustainability

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has selected the finalists of the 2nd Global Tourism Startup Competition, an initiative that the ... Read More

Dialogue between USA and Iran? IIPT founder tries to open window

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2020

The founder and president of the New York-based International  Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT), Louis D'Amore is urging the ... Read More

UNWTO: What is the greenest way to travel?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2019

The number of tourists who travel across borders is expected to reach 1.8 billion a year by 2030, according to ... Read More

UNWTO: Tourism’s growth strengthens its potential to contribute to sustainable development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2019

International tourist arrivals grew by a further 4% between January and September of 2019, the latest issue of the UNWTO ... Read More

UNWTO wine tourism conference celebrates rural transformation and jobs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

The 4th Global Conference on Wine Tourism, hosted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of Chile, has ... Read More

UNWTO: Tourism’s carbon emissions measured in report launched at COP25

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2019

Transport-related emissions from tourism are expected to account for 5.3% of all man-made CO2 emissions by 2030, up from 5% ... Read More

What if Alain St.Ange would be Secretary General for the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)?

editor editor- November 19, 2019

The UNWTO for sure should be transparent, media friendly, and an open house for the global travel and tourism industry. ... Read More

UNWTO: Tourism leading other global sectors in advancing gender equality

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with UN Women, The German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), World Bank Group ... Read More

WTM: Ministers Summit hears how modern tech can help rural traditions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 5, 2019

Major global brands such as Google and Mastercard can help farmers, shopkeepers and restaurateurs to boost rural tourism, delegates heard ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainable Tourism Observatories monitoring tourism impact at destination level

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019

The World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO) welcomed more than 100 experts to its global ... Read More

Dr. Walter Mzembi breaks silence: Why unity in Zimbabwe will fix the economy

mm Dr. Walter Mzembi- October 13, 2019

As the Zimbabwe crisis worsens former long-serving Tourism Minister and candidate in the last UNWTO Secretary-General elections, Dr. Walter Mzembi ... Read More

Smart Cities Declaration at Kazakhstan Urban Tourism Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 11, 2019

City leaders from around the world have met in the Kazakh capital of Nur-Sultan for the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) ... Read More

UNWTO General Assembly opens with sustainability and innovation top of the agenda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 11, 2019

The 23rd Session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has opened in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, ... Read More

World Tourism Organization General Assembly Opens With Sustainability and Innovation Top of the Agenda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 11, 2019

The 23rd Session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has opened in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, ... Read More

eTurboNews will not be silenced by UNWTO

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 9, 2019

The UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Polalikasvi is worried about eTurboNews and started blocking this publication. With more than 11,205 articles about ... Read More

UNWTO shut doors on Dr. Taleb Rifai, former UNWTO Secretary-General

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 8, 2019

You are not invited to the UNWTO General Assembly 2019 in Saint Petersburg is the clear message by UNWTO Secretary-General ... Read More

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

Hangzhou House in LA

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

"Hangzhou House in LA" is an immersive activity held in Los Angeles on June 3rd by Hangzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, TV ... 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

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

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

The Nepal Tourism Board under the leadership of their CEO Deepak Joshi is positioning the country as a global center ... 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

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

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

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

The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

In a recent meeting of members of the association "Ocio de Ibiza" (Ibiza's Nightlife Association), affiliated to the International Nightlife ... 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

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May ... Read More