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01 Feb 16
Press Release
Updated UNWTO Statement on the Zika Virus
Following the declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO) of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 1 February 2016 on the Zika virus, UNWTO recalls that according to WHO there...
28 Jan 16
Press Release
UNWTO Statement on the Zika Virus
We would like to recall that based on available evidence WHO does not recommend any travel or trade restrictions related to Zika virus disease. Health and tourism authorities are working together to...
25 Jan 16
Press Release
Shopping Tourism, key for destination marketing
Shopping Tourism “is a highly relevant component for travelers when choosing and preparing their trip” underlined Yolanda Perdomo, Director of the Affiliate Members Programme at UNWTO. The event...
25 Jan 16
Press Release
Tourism Ministers discuss collaboration between tourism and security
The meeting stressed the global nature of security challenges and the need to create global solutions while enhancing the collective support to countries affected. Participants called for the...
25 Jan 16
Press Release
Accessible tourism: a right and a business opportunity
In addition to underlining the need to involve businesses in promoting projects that improve accessibility, the event demonstrated the benefits that the private sector can achieve through a...
22 Jan 16
Press Release
UNWTO and neZEH partners present e-toolkit prototype to help hotels become Nearly Zero Energy
The neZEH toolkit is a practical instrument for hotel owners to assess their energy consumption levels and identify appropriate measures for energy efficiency improvement and reaching nearly-zero...
22 Jan 16
Press Release
Investour consolidates role as catalyst of tourism development in Africa
After seven editions with progressive increases in terms of both participants and projects, Investour has become on of the prime catalyst for the development of African tourism in Spain, and...

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