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27 Jun 17
Tourism and future energy: committed to curb emissions
The event is held in the framework of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 and aims to advance the commitment of the tourism sector to the global climate change agenda....
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19 Jun 17
UNWTO condemns US Administration decision to restore travel restrictions with Cuba
“This represents a step backwards and a strong attack on the freedom of travel,” said UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai. “This decision will have limited impact on Cuba’s tourism development, yet...
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12 Jun 17
Moldova hosts the 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe
The meeting dedicated special attention to the need to continue enhancing UNWTO’s work on the promotion of safe, secure and seamless travel. UNWTO has recently launched a High Level Tourism and...
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12 Jun 17
Prime Minister of Samoa appointed Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by UNWTO during the Ocean Conference
“The designation of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development was due to the recognition by the United Nations of the potential of the tourism sector to contribute to the...
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12 Jun 17
Mastercard supports the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
In a gesture that expresses the company’s commitment to sustainable tourism practices, Mastercard has joined the list of partners of the International Year. The global campaign seeks to raise...
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09 Jun 17
Ambassador of Mexico presents credentials to World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
During the meeting, Rifai expressed to Ambassador Lajous the Organization’s determination and commitment to continue strengthening its close relationship with Mexico. Mexico received 35 million...
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09 Jun 17
Ambassador of Colombia presents credentials to World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
During the meeting, Rifai expressed to Ambassador Furmanski the Organization’s determination and commitment to continue strengthening its close relationship with Colombia. Colombia received 3.3...

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