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UNWTO: Words alone will not save jobs
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UNWTO: Words alone will not save jobs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2020

The Global Tourism Crisis Committee has united behind the World Tourism Organization’s rallying cry for governments to “go beyond words” ... Read More

UNWTO: Stay home today, #TravelTomorrow
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UNWTO: Stay home today, #TravelTomorrow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2020

By staying home today, we can travel tomorrow! The hashtag #TravelTomorrow encapsulates this message of solidarity and hope, through which ... Read More

UNWTO calls for action for tourism’s COVID-19 mitigation and recovery
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UNWTO calls for action for tourism’s COVID-19 mitigation and recovery

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 1, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a set of recommendations calling for urgent and strong support to help the ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism could nosedive by 20-30% in 2020
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UNWTO: International tourism could nosedive by 20-30% in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 27, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released its updated assessment of the likely impact of the COVID-19 on international tourism. ... Read More

UNWTO calling on innovators and entrepreneurs to accelerate tourism recovery
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UNWTO calling on innovators and entrepreneurs to accelerate tourism recovery

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2020

In the face of an unprecedented challenge, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with the support of the World Health Organization ... Read More

Jamaica to join UNWTO’s global effort to mitigate impact of COVID-19 on tourism
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Jamaica to join UNWTO’s global effort to mitigate impact of COVID-19 on tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2020

Senior officials at Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism yesterday participated in a virtual meeting with the United Nations World Tourism Organization ... Read More

UNWTO convenes Global Tourism Crisis Committee
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UNWTO convenes Global Tourism Crisis Committee

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) hosted a high-level virtual meeting yesterday, bringing together key UN agencies, the chairs of its ... Read More

UNWTO: Tourism the hardest hit sector so far by COVID-19
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UNWTO: Tourism the hardest hit sector so far by COVID-19

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2020

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) observes that full or partial travel restrictions have been – and continue ... Read More

UNWTO leads high delegation at WHO headquarters on COVID-19
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UNWTO leads high delegation at WHO headquarters on COVID-19

editor editor- March 11, 2020

UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili led a high delegation to the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in ... Read More

UNWTO assessment for COVID-19
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UNWTO assessment for COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 6, 2020

In an update on the sector’s response to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) offers a first assessment pointing ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister announces UNWTO SG’s first visit to the region
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Jamaica Tourism Minister announces UNWTO SG’s first visit to the region

editor editor- February 20, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Secretary General, Zurab Pololikashvili, will be the ... Read More

UNWTO places tourism in the European Parliament
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UNWTO places tourism in the European Parliament

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) today addressed the European Parliament in the context of several high-level meetings ... Read More

UNWTO supports sustainable tourism growth in Greece
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UNWTO supports sustainable tourism growth in Greece

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) paid a high-level visit to Greece to meet with the Prime Minister ... Read More

UNWTO and Basque Culinary Center launch 2nd Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition
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UNWTO and Basque Culinary Center launch 2nd Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 10, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Basque Culinary Center have joined forces again for the second edition of the Global ... Read More

UNWTO: Tourism and cinema for achievement of Sustainable Development Goals
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UNWTO: Tourism and cinema for achievement of Sustainable Development Goals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2020

Year after year, destinations are receiving more and more travelers whose motivation is to visit locations where famous series or ... Read More

African Tourism Board Chairman to speak at domestic tourism exhibition in Tanzania
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African Tourism Board Chairman to speak at domestic tourism exhibition in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 6, 2020

The African Tourism Board (ATB) Chairman Mr. Cuthbert Ncube is all set to speak at the premier domestic tourism exhibition, ... Read More

UNWTO recognizes ‘Accessible Tourist Destinations’ at FITUR
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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)?
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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