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23 Apr 18
Strong outbound tourism demand from both traditional and emerging markets in 2017
All top 25 source markets reported higher spending on international tourism in 2017, as highlighted in the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. China consolidated its leadership as the biggest...
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18 Apr 18
UNWTO joins Tourism Ministers in calling upon G20 Leaders to prioritize tourism
In his meeting with the President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, and current G20 Chair, UNWTO Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili, stressed the capacity of tourism to create jobs and the need to...
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16 Apr 18
“Without equity there is no development”: Women's empowerment in tourism, central theme of the ministerial meeting of the Americas
Tourism policies, the role of education, as well as ways to promote greater levels of leadership by women, were the topics addressed in the framework of the goal of achieving gender equality in...
12 Apr 18
UNWTO and UN Environment join forces to empower media as environment and wildlife defenders
20 journalists representing international media outlets have participated in a workshop organized in Nairobi (Kenya) by UN Environment on biodiversity, environmental defenders, environmental right...
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12 Apr 18
African tourism administrations undersign the Declaration of Kinshasa
The Regional Conference served to summarize the itinerary training workshops conducted throughout 2017 which encouraged local communities and tourism stakeholders to act as champions of biodiversity...

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