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23 Jun 16
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UNWTO to support Ukraine’s tourism development
The Conference discussed the impact of technology on destination branding as well as the evolving roles of National Tourism Organizations (NTOs) and Destination Management Organizations (DMOs) in...
16 Jun 16
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UNWTO and the World Committee on Tourism Ethics launch the UNWTO Ethics Award
The UNWTO Ethics Award, geared to recognize the engagement of tourism enterprises in promoting and implementing the principles of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism, is open to all tourism...
15 Jun 16
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UNWTO and the Government of The Netherlands partner to foster religious tourism
The agreement was signed by UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, and the Ambassador of The Netherlands to Spain, Matthijs Van Bonzel at UNWTO Headquarters, coinciding with the European Ambassadors...
14 Jun 16
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UNWTO and Astana EXPO 2017 partner to promote sustainable tourism
Besides supporting the international visibility of the Fair which will take place in Astana next year, the Memorandum of Understanding undersigned between both parties includes the dissemination of...
13 Jun 16
Press Release
UNWTO strongly condemns the attack in Orlando
"On the behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO conveys its heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the victims and expresses its full solidarity with the people and the...
10 Jun 16
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UNWTO Network of Observatories meets to discuss the measurement of sustainable tourism at destination level
UNWTO welcomed more than 70 experts from 21 countries at its Headquarters in Madrid, to discuss and share experiences related to the measurement and monitoring of the impact that...
09 Jun 16
Press Release
UNWTO addresses the impact of new technologies on the tourism sector in Japan
The 28th Joint Commission’s meeting discussed UNWTO’s Programme of Work for Asia and the Pacific, the link between tourism and security, and the ethical approach of the sector. The Conference was the...