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28 Sep 16
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UNWTO calls for support to crisis-hit countries
Attending the Summit was Chancellor Angela Merkel, who stressed the opportunities that sustainable tourism provides for developing and emerging countries. “It is important for the tourism sector to...
28 Sep 16
Press Release
World Tourism Day 2016: Tourism leaders commit to advance Universal Accessibility
During two days participants from 60 countries exchanged best practices and experiences on accessible tourism and have committed to advance universal accessibility in all components of the tourism...
21 Sep 16
Press Release
Accessible Tourism, theme of World Tourism Day 2016
For the last quarter–century World Tourism Day, held annually on 27 September, has aimed to foster awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic impact. This...
20 Sep 16
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13 Spanish companies confirm their commitment to sustainable tourism
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which include tourism as an effective tool in the three pillars of sustainable development—economic, social and environmental—constitute the new global...
14 Sep 16
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Wine Tourism – a growing tourism segment
In the last decade, wine tourism has become a key component of gastronomy tourism and a pillar in the strategies of diversification of many destinations. The event was a unique opportunity to...
13 Sep 16
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Tourism contribution to sustainable development addressed at the Bled Strategic Forum in Slovenia
The UNWTO/WTTC Open Letter calls on heads of state and government around the world to acknowledge tourism's key role in delivering more sustained and balanced growth and prioritize the sector higher...
12 Sep 16
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Indonesia Sustainable Tourism Observatories join the UNWTO Network
The observatories, located in the regions of Sesaot, Senggigi Lombok Barat, Pangandaran and Sleman, will be hosted by the Bandung Institute of Technology, Gadjah Mada University and the Mataram...