World Travel and Tourism Council president and chief executive officer Gloria Guevara.

WTTC commends UK government’s decision to take tourism sector deal forward

World Travel and Tourism Council president and chief executive officer Gloria Guevara. The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has ...
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More than 30 ministers from across the world attended the third cultural tourism conference on December 3-5 in Istanbul, Turkey. The conference was organised by WTO and UNESCO.

UNWTO/UNESCO conference: Cultural tourism sustains communities and living heritage

More than 30 ministers from across the world attended the third cultural tourism conference on December 3-5 in Istanbul, Turkey ...
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A World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) seminar renew a call for community participation in development of cultural tourism using cutting-edge technologies.

UNWTO: Community involvement needed in cultural tourism’s digital transformation

A World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) seminar renew a call for community participation in development of cultural tourism using cutting-edge technologies ...
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The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has presented a report showing Asia and the Pacific outperforming all world regions in international arrivals growth since 2005.

UNWTO report: Asia and the Pacific grows in importance for global tourism

The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has presented a report showing Asia and the Pacific outperforming all world regions in international ...
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World Travel and Tourism Council president and chief executive officer Gloria Guevara.

Over 100 Travel and Tourism companies join forces to combat illegal wildlife trade

World Travel and Tourism Council president and chief executive officer Gloria Guevara. More than 100 Travel and Tourism businesses, associations, ...
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The International seminar on harnessing cultural tourism through innovation and technology will be held in Hamedan, Iran, on November 12-14, 2018.

Technology and Innovation seen as a big boost to cultural tourism

The International seminar on harnessing cultural tourism through innovation and technology will be held in Hamedan, Iran, on November 12-14, ...
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New statistics released by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and TRAFFIC revealed that China’s ivory trade ban has had positive effects since coming into force at the beginning of 2018.

New studies show progress against ivory trade thanks to China ban

New statistics released by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and TRAFFIC revealed that China’s ivory trade ban has had positive effects ...
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UNWTO conference on city breaks: Creating innovative experiences, to be held in Valladolid, Spain, on October 15-16, 2018.

UNWTO conference in Valladolid to discuss innovative tourism experiences in urban destinations

UNWTO conference on city breaks: Creating innovative experiences, to be held in Valladolid, Spain, on October 15-16, 2018. Innovation, traveller ...
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New World Tourism Organisation report examines how to manage tourism in urban destinations to the benefit of visitors and residents alike.

New World Tourism Organisation report helps cities manage impact of tourism

New World Tourism Organisation report examines how to manage tourism in urban destinations to the benefit of visitors and residents ...
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WTTC president and chief executive officer Gloria Guevara.

WTTC calls for action to maintain Europe’s Travel and Tourism competitiveness

WTTC president and chief executive officer Gloria Guevara. Long term planning with communities at the centre; increasing resilience by ...
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International Air Transport Association director-general, Alexandre de Juniac (left)

IATA expands its Montreal head office operations

International Air Transport Association director-general, Alexandre de Juniac (left).IATA has announced it is increasing its Montreal headquarters operations with the ...
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UNWTO secretary-general, Zurab Pololikashvili (seventh right) with African tourism ministers during the just concluded ITB Berlin in Germany.

African tourism ministers agree to move ahead with a 10-point UNWTO agenda for Africa

UNWTO secretary-general, Zurab Pololikashvili (seventh right) with African tourism ministers during the just concluded ITB Berlin in Germany. BY MATHIAS ...
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Global leaders to converge in Oman for Tourism and Culture conference

UNWTO secretary-general, Taleb Rifai. Mr Rifai says tourism is a key resource for local communities and for heritage preservation. Global ...
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International tourism on track for a record year

UNWTO secretary general, Taleb Rifai, says Tourism is a major economic engine and employment generator. International tourist arrivals worldwide grew ...
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IATA, African Development Bank sign MoU to advance Africa’s aviation.

International Air Transport Association director general, Alexandre de Juniac. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the African ...
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WTTC congratulates Pololikashvili, the new UNWTO boss

Current UNWTO secretary general, Taleb Rifai, congratulates, Zurab Pololikashvili, on his election as the new UNWTO secretary general. Dr Rifai’s ...
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International tourism – strongest half-year results since 2010

UNWTO secretary-general Taleb Rifai. The UNWTO boss calls for protection of the environment and preservation of cultural heritage for sustainable ...
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International arrivals globally posted a four per cent growth in January-April period

International tourist arrivals register six per cent growth in the first four months of 2017, according to UNWTO world tourism ...
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Portugal commits to International Year of Sustainable Tourism

UNWTO Secretary General, Taleb Rifai,he recently visited Portugal which committed to partnering with the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for ...
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UNWTO condemns US travel ban

UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has condemned the United States of America’s travel ban ...
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International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

UNWTO Secretary-General The United Nations General Assembly declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The UN ...
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Poland to host third International Congress

UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai Poland is set to host the third International Congress on Ethics and Tourism in April 2017 ...
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