WTTC launches a new initiative for the Travel and Tourism sector

WTTC members join fight against illegal wildlife trade

WTTC launches a new initiative for the Travel and Tourism sector to join the global fight against illegal wildlife trade ...
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UNWTO secretary-general, Zurab Pololikashvili (right on the front) with Tourism ministers

UNWTO joins tourism ministers in calling upon G20 leaders to prioritise tourism

UNWTO secretary-general, Zurab Pololikashvili (right on the front) with Tourism ministers of the G20 economies in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The ...
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World Travel and Tourism Council president and chief executive officer Gloria Guevara.

WTTC and UN Climate Change in new partnership to tackle climate change

World Travel and Tourism Council president and chief executive officer Gloria Guevara. The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and ...
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IATA is developing a global database of turbulence reports

IATA urges aviation players to follow global standards to accommodate additional 3.8 billion air travellers

IATA is developing a global database of turbulence reports to provide airlines with an enhanced situational awareness tool. The International ...
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Journalists representing international media organisations, who recently participated in a workshop

UNWTO and UN Environment join forces to empower media as environment and wildlife defenders

Journalists representing international media organisations, who recently participated in a workshop, which was organised by UNWTO and UN Environment in ...
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UNWTO secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili (left) and FC Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu

World Tourism Organisation and Barcelona FC sign collaboration agreement on tourism and sports

UNWTO secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili (left) and FC Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu in Spain last Saturday. The two organizations signed an ...
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UNWTO secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili (left) with Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi

Messi appointed ambassador for Responsible Tourism by the World Tourism Organisation

UNWTO secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili (left) with Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi at Camp Nou in Barcelona. The Argentine was appointed as ...
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IATA launches a new standardised global certification programme to improve the safety and welfare

IATA launches certification programme for animals traveling by air

IATA launches a new standardized global certification programme to improve the safety and welfare of animals traveling by air. BY ...
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UN World Tourism Organisation secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili (left) on Wednesday

UNWTO secretary-general met Azerbaijan President for tourism development discussions

UN World Tourism Organisation secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili (left) on Wednesday met Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev, to discuss the development of ...
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Air Freight up 6.8 per cent in February, but protectionist risks remain

Demand for air cargo continues to be strong with 6.8 per cent growth in February 2018, according to International Air ...
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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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International Air Transport Association

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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