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23 Aug 16
Press Release
UNWTO Wine Tourism Conference gathers experts from around the world
“Georgia’s unique wine-making traditions date back 8,000 years and are considered by UNESCO as intangible heritage, making the country an ideal host for the Global Conference on Wine Tourism. The...
19 Aug 16
Press Release
Ambassador of Georgia presents credentials to World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
The Ambassador of Georgia, H.E. Zurab Pololikashvili, has presented his credentials to the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, accrediting him as Permanent...
12 Aug 16
Press Release
UNWTO condemns the attacks in Thailand
UNWTO strongly condemns the attacks perpetrated in Thailand. On behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO conveys its heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the families and friends of the...
11 Aug 16
Press Release
Madeira's tourism returns to normality
Information from the Regional Secretariat of Economy, Tourism and Culture (SRETC) of Madeira, Portugal  MADEIRA’S TOURISM RETURNS TO NORMALITY Madeira’s tourism activity is now...
09 Aug 16
Press Release
UNWTO welcomes Indonesia’s cutting edge tourism visa policy
The visa-free policy is valid for a maximum stay of 30 days, has no restriction on the number of visits per year, and is non-extendable nor convertible to any other stay permit. Nationals of visa-...
19 Jul 16
Press Release
International tourism continues to grow above average in the first four months of 2016
Destinations worldwide received 348 million international tourists (overnight visitors) between January and April 2016, some 18 million more than the same period last year (+5.3%). This follows an...
15 Jul 16
Press Release
UNWTO strongly condemns attack in Nice, France
"On 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...