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23 May 19
UNWTO Secretary-General meets Pope Francis, Celebrating Shared Values of Religion and Tourism
Forming part of an official visit to Italy, the private audience with Pope Francis was aimed at further strengthening ties between UNWTO and the Holy See. UNWTO has enjoyed a long and productive...
Press Release
22 May 19
World Tourism Organization and Fundación ONCE Seek Best Accessible Destinations
The aim is to publicize locations “that make an important effort so that their destination can be enjoyed by any tourist, regardless of their physical, sensory or cognitive abilities”, as indicated...
Press Release
22 May 19
UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, Deepening Partnership
Italy is one of the world’s leading tourist destinations. The country welcomes more than 58 million visitors a year and the sector generates in excess of US$44 billion for the Italian economy...
Press Release
21 May 19
International Tourism Numbers and Confidence on the Rise
“International tourism continues to perform strongly worldwide fuelled by a positive economy, increased air capacity and visa facilitation”, says UNWTO Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili. “...
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20 May 19
Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory
The new Observatory is located in the city of La Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading tourism destination. Led by the Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo (INGUAT) and supported...

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