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31 Aug 15
Press Release
UNWTO General Assembly to meet in Medellín, Colombia
The Assembly takes places at a most dynamic time for the tourism sector. With five consecutive years of robust growth, tourism has been a major contributor to the economic recovery in many parts of...
25 Aug 15
Press Release
East African countries commit to advance regional tourism cooperation
In an effort to unlock the tourism potential of East Africa, the first UNWTO East Africa Tourism Development Forum gathered regional tourism leaders and stakeholders to identify opportunities to...
20 Aug 15
Press Release
Brand Africa – partnerships key to build brand equity for Africa
Hosted by the Government of Ghana, the Conference was opened by the President of Ghana, Mr. John Dramani Mahama, who emphasized the importance Africa places on the potential of tourism to accelerate...
18 Aug 15
Press Release
UNWTO strengthens ties with the Czech Republic
Mr. Rifai’s visit followed an invitation from the Minister for Regional Development, Karla Šlechtová, with whom he met to discuss how to further strengthen the working relationship between the Czech...
18 Aug 15
Press Release
UNWTO strongly condemns attack in Bangkok
UNWTO is deeply saddened and shocked by the attack in Bangkok, Thailand. On the behalf of the global tourism community, UNWTO offers its heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the...