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21 Sep 16
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Accessible Tourism, theme of World Tourism Day 2016
For the last quarter–century World Tourism Day, held annually on 27 September, has aimed to foster awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic impact. This...
20 Sep 16
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13 Spanish companies confirm their commitment to sustainable tourism
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which include tourism as an effective tool in the three pillars of sustainable development—economic, social and environmental—constitute the new global...
14 Sep 16
Press Release
Wine Tourism – a growing tourism segment
In the last decade, wine tourism has become a key component of gastronomy tourism and a pillar in the strategies of diversification of many destinations. The event was a unique opportunity to...
13 Sep 16
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Tourism contribution to sustainable development addressed at the Bled Strategic Forum in Slovenia
The UNWTO/WTTC Open Letter calls on heads of state and government around the world to acknowledge tourism's key role in delivering more sustained and balanced growth and prioritize the sector higher...
12 Sep 16
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Indonesia Sustainable Tourism Observatories join the UNWTO Network
The observatories, located in the regions of Sesaot, Senggigi Lombok Barat, Pangandaran and Sleman, will be hosted by the Bandung Institute of Technology, Gadjah Mada University and the Mataram...
23 Aug 16
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UNWTO Wine Tourism Conference gathers experts from around the world
“Georgia’s unique wine-making traditions date back 8,000 years and are considered by UNESCO as intangible heritage, making the country an ideal host for the Global Conference on Wine Tourism. The...
19 Aug 16
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Ambassador of Georgia presents credentials to World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
The Ambassador of Georgia, H.E. Zurab Pololikashvili, has presented his credentials to the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, accrediting him as Permanent...