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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...
14 Jul 16
Press Release
UNWTO and partners launch an e-toolkit to help hotels reach zero-energy consumption
The neZEH e-toolkit evaluates the energy performance of hotels through a questionnaire and identifies options for energy efficiency, including efficient use of non-renewable sources, while raising...
14 Jul 16
Press Release
Tourism, a catalyst for peace and development
Community engagement and empowerment, capacity building and training, and public/private sector partnerships are key factors in advancing a culture of peace through tourism in post-conflict societies...
05 Jul 16
Press Release
UNWTO/ETC Roundtable discusses wellness and medical tourism
The two-day event held in Budapest gathered experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), the European Union (EU), the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), the European Spas Association, the...
02 Jul 16
Press Release
UNWTO strongly condemns hideous attack in Dhaka
On behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO conveys its heartfelt sympathy to the families and friends of the victims. "It was with great sorrow that we learned about this tragic news. We...
28 Jun 16
Press Release
UNWTO strongly condemns attack at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport
"On behalf of the entire 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...