WWF is delighted with the listing, for which it has been advocating for many years.

New hope for some of world’s last near-pristine coral reefs

WWF is delighted with the listing, for which it has been advocating for many years. The New Caledonian government has ...
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Applications are now open for the UNWTO Awards in Public Policy and Governance, in Enterprises, and in Non-Governmental Organisations.

15th UNWTO Awards to recognise innovation and sustainability in tourism

Applications are now open for the UNWTO Awards in Public Policy and Governance, in Enterprises, and in Non-Governmental Organisations. Promoting ...
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Vynn Capital and the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) have announced a strategic partnership to promote South-East Asia’s tourism sector.

Vynn Capital partners with the World Tourism Organisation to boost Asia’s tourism sector

Vynn Capital and the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) have announced a strategic partnership to promote South-East Asia’s tourism sector. Vynn ...
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Urban tourism and its potential for more sustainable and inclusive cities will be the major focus during the 7th UNWTO global summit on urban tourism.

World Tourism Organisation: Laying out a sustainable future for urban tourism

Urban tourism and its potential for more sustainable and inclusive cities will be the major focus during the 7th UNWTO ...
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Michele Kuruc, head of WWF’s delegation to the ongoing FAO Fisheries Committee meeting.

WWF urges action on unsustainable fishing as UN report shows dangerous declines in global fisheries

Michele Kuruc, head of WWF’s delegation to the ongoing FAO Fisheries Committee meeting. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) ...
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Freight capacity, measured in available freight tonne kilometres (AFTKs), grew by 6.2 per cent year-on-year in May 2018. This was the fourth month in a row that capacity growth outstripped demand growth.

Air freight growth continues to grow modestly in May, up 4.2 per cent

Freight capacity, measured in available freight tonne kilometres (AFTKs), grew by 6.2 per cent year-on-year in May 2018. This was ...
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UNWTO secretary-general Zurab Pololokashvili (seated right) during the signing of an agreement with IE Business School

UNWTO partners with IE Business School to promote tourism innovation and entrepreneurship

UNWTO secretary-general Zurab Pololokashvili (seated right) during the signing of an agreement with IE Business School on promotion of innovation ...
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World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili

International tourist arrivals worldwide grew six per cent in the first four months of 2018

World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili says international tourism continues to show significant growth worldwide. BY MATHIAS RINGA mringa355@gmail.com ...
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UNWTO secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili (second left) accompanied by tourism officials

Use technology for sustainable tourism management, says UNWTO secretary-general

UNWTO secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili (second left) accompanied by tourism officials during the just concluded 2nd World Conference on Smart Destinations ...
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One of the pillars of the competition is to give visibility to projects that are committed to enhancing sustainable tourism.

UNWTO and Globalia announce the first and largest worldwide competition for tourism startups

One of the pillars of the competition is to give visibility to projects that are committed to enhancing sustainable tourism ...
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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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