Tag: World Tourism Organization

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

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

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

Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system
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Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Qatar Airways welcomes even more visitors from around the world to Qatar with the new electronic visitor authorization system, launched ... 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

The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza
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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
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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

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism
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ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 ... 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

Jamaica to host first ever global Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management Summit in 2020
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Jamaica to host first ever global Tourism Innovation Resilience and Crisis Management Summit in 2020

editor editor- May 17, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that Jamaica will be hosting an international conference on Tourism Innovation Resilience ... Read More

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas
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Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Jamaica was yesterday selected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Americas (CAM) for ... Read More

UNWTO hopes to work with African Tourism Board
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UNWTO hopes to work with African Tourism Board

editor editor- May 15, 2019

African Tourism Board (ATB) Vice President Cuthbert Ncube recently joined ATB from the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), where he ... Read More

Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?
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Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?

editor editor- May 15, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, departs the island today, to attend the 64th Meeting of the United Nations World ... 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

Tunisia: Tourist arrivals up 18 percent, tourism revenues reach $300 million
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Tunisia: Tourist arrivals up 18 percent, tourism revenues reach $300 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

Tunisia has recorded an 18 percent increase in tourist arrivals during the first four months of this year, compared to ... Read More

Most Dazzling Blue Flag Beaches are in Spain this summer
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Most Dazzling Blue Flag Beaches are in Spain this summer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced this week the beaches, ports and sustainable boat tour operators in Europe for ... 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

UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda
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UNWTO partnership to develop digital tourism agenda

editor editor- May 1, 2019

The application of new technologies such as Big Data and the Internet of Things are already leading to new uses ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International Senior VP highlights the need for responsible tourism at ATM
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Swiss-Belhotel International Senior VP highlights the need for responsible tourism at ATM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, spoke today ... Read More

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market
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GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its ... Read More

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa
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African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Cuthbert Ncube, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) regional vice-president was appointed today as the Vice President of the African Tourism ... Read More

2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town
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2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Hosted by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of P.R. China (MCT) and the People’s Government of Yunnan Province in ... Read More

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to analyze sector’s potential
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UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to analyze sector’s potential

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

The countdown begins for the 5th World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to be held on 2 and 3 May in ... 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

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism
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How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ... 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

Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly
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Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly

editor editor- April 4, 2019

Two landmark events in the Russian travel industry – which take place this September – mark not only an important ... Read More

1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition: Who made the list?
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1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition: Who made the list?

editor editor- April 3, 2019

The 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition recognizes the contribution of startups in the development of a more competitive and ... Read More