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UNWTO Welcomes the Autonomous City of Ceuta as an Affiliate Member

UNWTO Welcomes the Autonomous City of Ceuta as an Affiliate Member

The Autonomous City of Ceuta joins the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to promote sustainable tourism and boost the competitiveness of the tourist destination. The incorporation of the company Servicios Turísticos de Ceuta to the Organization

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UNWTO, Greece Launch Tourism Research Centre

UNWTO, Greece Launch Tourism Research Centre

UNWTO and the Greek Ministry of Tourism is establishing the first research station dedicated to measuring the sustainable development of coastal and maritime tourism across the Mediterranean. The new monitoring centre will be based at

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UNWTO Partners with Facebook

UNWTO Partners with Facebook

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Facebook have partnered to help global destinations make use of the power of digital marketing as they look to welcome tourists back safely. Over the past year, the United

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African Tourism Leaders Meet in Saint Petersburg

African Tourism Leaders Meet in Saint Petersburg

Leaders from across Africa have met in Saint Petersburg ahead of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to discuss the key issues facing the continent as it looks to grow its tourism

Taste & Travel
UNWTO to Support Gastronomy Tourism in Ubud, Bali

UNWTO to Support Gastronomy Tourism in Ubud, Bali

With the aim of advancing the contribution of tourism to economic growth, job creation and cultural preservation, UNWTO is to offer its support to the Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia as it develops gastronomy tourism

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Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, to Host the 8th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, to Host the 8th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Mayor’s Office of Nur-Sultan will be organizing the 8th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, 9-12 October 2019), under the theme ‘Smart Cities, Smart Destinations’. The

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International Tourist Arrivals Reach 1.4 Billion

International Tourist Arrivals Reach 1.4 Billion

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 indicated the 1.4 billion mark would be reached in 2020,

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San Sebastián to Take World Gastronomy Tourism Spotlight in May

San Sebastián to Take World Gastronomy Tourism Spotlight in May

It was announced today that Donostia will host the 5th edition of the UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism, a forum organized by the UNWTO and the BCC, an Affiliate Member of the UNWTO. The

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UNWTO/UNESCO Conference Took Place in Turkey

UNWTO/UNESCO Conference Took Place in Turkey

The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) concluded today in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants declared their support for

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UNWTO to Introduce Technology Forum

UNWTO to Introduce Technology Forum

The Organization has introduced a new forum, ‘Tourism Tech Adventure: Big Data Solutions’, where panellists debate how open data platforms are revolutionizing tourism, along with how to stimulate venture capital and greater gender equality in

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Tourism, Trade and the WTO: A Joint Communication from UNWTO, WTO, ITC and WTTC

Tourism, Trade and the WTO: A Joint Communication from UNWTO, WTO, ITC and WTTC

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO ), the World Trade Organization (WTO), the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), and the International Trade Centre (ITC) have issued the joint communication "Tourism, Trade and the WTO" affirming the

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WTM Ministerial Summit to Take Place in London

WTM Ministerial Summit to Take Place in London

Investment in innovation and smart management for tourism will form the major theme of the Ministerial Summit of this year’s World Travel Market, to be held in London, UK (6 November 2018). The 2018 Summit,

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UNWTO: the Rapid Growth of International Tourims

UNWTO: the Rapid Growth of International Tourims

International tourist arrivals grew 7% in 2017, the highest increase since 2010, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)’s latest collection of Tourism Highlights. Growth in arrivals was echoed by a strong increase in exports