UNWTO News 2

Release Date: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
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UNWTO activities at ITB 2012

UNWTO events at this year’s ITB Travel Trade Show include a high-level session on tourism trends in the Mediterranean, the Silk Road Ministers’ meeting, a session on the protection of tourists and a meeting of the World Tourism Network on Child Protection (Berlin, Germany, 7-11 March, 2012).  Read More +

The Ramsar Convention and the World Tourism Organization join forces to celebrate World Wetlands Day

2 February each year is World Wetlands Day. Ramsar’s focus on wetland tourism to celebrate this year’s World Wetlands Day (WWD) has opened the way for the Convention and UNWTO to join forces in exploring common issues and concerns and collaborate in advancing sustainable tourism development in the wetlands. Read More +

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Global Report on LGBT Tourism

A first report by UNWTO and the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association on the trends shaping LGBT tourism, with case studies from Montreal to Madrid.


One in every twelve people worldwide is employed in the tourism sector.