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13 Nov 17
Jamaica Conference to address the role of tourism in employment creation and inclusive growth
The summit aims at identifying successful models and future initiatives of public-private partnerships (PPPs) that will contribute to sustainable tourism development globally. It will also serve...
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08 Nov 17
Communities’ protests over tourism a wake-up call to the sector
Community engagement, communication, congestion management, adequate planning and product diversification were highlighted as key aspects in dealing with ‘overtourism’. Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General...
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07 Nov 17
No reason to be afraid to travel to the region
The meeting was convened and chaired by UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, in the presence of the Permanent Secretary of Kenya Mrs. Fatuma HirsiI Mohamed, representing the chair of the UNWTO...
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06 Nov 17
International tourism on track for a record year
Between January and August 2017, destinations worldwide welcomed 901 million international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors), 56 million more than in the same period of 2016. This corresponds to...
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03 Nov 17
UNWTO expresses confidence on tourism in Madagascar
“UNWTO is echoing the advice by WHO to governments not to rush to issue inaccurate travel advisories. The WHO Key Messages updates dated 26 October recalls that the risk of international spread...

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