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18 Jun 19
Tourism: A Global Force For Growth And Development - UNWTO Executive Council meets in Baku
With international tourist arrivals having grown by 4% over the first quarter of 2019, following on from 6% growth in 2018, the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible,...
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17 Jun 19
United States moves closer to re-joining UNWTO with high-level delegation at Executive Council in Baku
The 110th Session of the UNWTO Executive Council is meeting this week in Baku, Azerbaijan, with Member States joined by representatives from the public and private sectors. In a move that has been...
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14 Jun 19
UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub Launch Global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition
Increasing demand from tourists and the growing influence of sports on destinations’ popularity have combined to make sports tourism one of the segments with the greatest potential for socioeconomic...
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14 Jun 19
UNWTO and Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia join forces to promote gastronomy tourism in Ubud, Bali
With the aim of advancing the contribution of tourism to economic growth, job creation and cultural preservation, UNWTO is to offer its support to the Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia as it develops...
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06 Jun 19
Exports From International Tourism Hit USD 1.7 Trillion
Strong growth in outbound travel from many source markets around the world fuelled revenues from international tourism to reach a total USD 1.7 trillion. This accounts for 29% of global service...

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