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21 Nov 14
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World Committee on Tourism Ethics praises initiatives on Accessible Tourism
Besides the issue of accessibility, the Committee also debated the ethical implications of the promotion of fair models of all-inclusive holidays, the impact on tourism of unfounded ratings on travel...
20 Nov 14
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Oman commits to fully seize tourism’s potential for socio-economic advancement
The government of the Sultanate of Oman recognizes tourism’s important contribution to job creation, heritage conservation and community development, as well as its ability to promote cross-cultural...
10 Nov 14
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Statement from the Travel and Transport Task Force on Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa
WHO does not recommend general bans on travel or trade The Travel and Transport Task Force, established in August 2014, calls for international cooperation of governments and the transport sector in...
06 Nov 14
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Harnessing the Power of One Billion Tourists for a Sustainable Future
A new international programme that aims to catalyze a shift to more sustainable tourism over the next decade was launched at the World Travel Market in London this week. The Sustainable Tourism...
06 Nov 14
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Punta del Este 365 – UNWTO launches first prototype to overcome seasonality
Seasonality is a major challenge for many tourism destinations worldwide due to the major impacts it has on their economic, environmental and socio-cultural structures. In order to support...

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