UNWTO News 4

Release Date: 
Friday, April 13, 2012


Top media representatives to join the debate at UNWTO Conference on Tourism and the Media

Time Magazine and The Huffington Post are among the top media outlets scheduled to take part in the 2nd UNWTO International Conference on Tourism and the Media. The event, which also counts on the presence of The Independent, Deutsche Welle TV and Ogilvy Mather PR will focus on how tourism and the media can work together in challenging times (26-27 April, Marsa Alam, Egypt). Read More +

UNWTO Affiliate Members elect new Board and Chairman

UNWTO’s over 400 Affiliate Members, including some of the world’s leading tourism organizations and companies, have elected their new Board and Chairman for the period 2012-2013. Read More +



Microbusinesses in Niger, including a women’s group that runs a restaurant and an association of beekeepers, are benefitting from tourism training and materials thanks to a UNWTO Sustainable Tourism – Eliminating Poverty (ST-EP) project Read more +


Compendium of Best Practices and Recommendations for Ecotourism in Asia and the Pacific

A series of ecotourism case studies from the Asia Pacific region illustrating how tourism operators are striving to meet the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria.


Export earnings generated by international tourism in Egypt are double those from the Suez Canal.