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UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai and Casa Arabe Director General Eduardo Lopez Busquets have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote sustainable tourism development and strengthen instituti
Libya´s Ministry of Tourism has enlisted the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to help implement an action plan to rebuild its tourism sector as an effective way to increase national revenue, cre
(eTN) - Kenya’s tourism association apex body, the Kenya Tourism Federation (KTF), has lost their status as a UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) affiliate body, reportedly as a result of a backlo
UNWTO is inviting submissions for the 2013 Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism, which acknowledge the achievements of exceptional leadership in the sector.
Receipts from international tourism in destinations around the world grew by 4% in 2012 reaching US$1075 billion.
“We are very happy to welcome Trinidad and Tobago back into the organization, a country which was in fact a founding member of UNWTO as it pertained to the International Union of Official Travel
At the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) being held in Dubai, at the Ministerial Forum of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Director of Ile de la Reunion Tourisme (IRT), Mr.
More than 25 ministers took part in the second annual UNWTO & Ministerial Forum at the Arabian Travel Market with delegates sharing their views on how to work together towards long-term aviation and t
MADRID, Spain & BANGKOK, Thailand - The lasting support to the development objectives and the positioning of tourism as a central contributor to economic growth and sustainability in Asia are at the c
China’s expenditure on travel abroad reached US$102 billion in 2012, making it the first tourism source market in the world in terms of spending.
Coinciding with the tenth anniversary of becoming a specialized UN agency, the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will host the spring meeting of the UN System Chief Executive Board for Coordinatio
UNWTO (UN World Tourism Organization) welcomes Jamaica’s decision to waive visa requirements for Eastern European nationals and to extend indefinitely the current visa waiver system for some Latin A
The Twelfth Meeting of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics commended the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Private Sector Commitment to the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism Initiative and prais
School kids from Pangandaran, Indonesia, have urged global tourism leaders to take climate change seriously.
Ensuring that tourism facilities and sites meet the needs of persons with disabilities, both as a key means of promoting tourism for all and as an engine for market growth, were the main focus of the
Zambia Vice President Dr. Guy Scott on February 9 met Livingstone business people at the Chrismar Hotel to talk about trade and tourism.
In Madrid this week, Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, met with Mr.
International tourist arrivals grew by 4% in 2012 to reach 1.035 billion, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.
The Chairman of the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA), Mr.
UTRECHT, The Netherlands - The Dutch Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (ANVR), representing 200 tour operators and 1,400 travel agencies in the Netherlands, has pledged to observe the pr
One billion tourists have traveled the world in 2012, marking a new record for international tourism – a sector that accounts for one in every 12 jobs and 30% of the world’s services exports.
A British tourist visiting Madrid, Spain, on December 13 has been revealed as the symbolic face of the one billion international tourists traveling in 2012.