World Wildlife Fund (WWF) launches a new activation hub, ReSource: Plastic, to help solve the global plastic pollution crisis.

WWF launches activation hub to help prevent 10 million metric tonnes of global plastic waste

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) launches a new activation hub, ReSource: Plastic, tohelp solve the global plastic pollution crisis. The World ...
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Rivers are the lifeblood of the planet, according to Michele Thieme, lead freshwater scientist at WWF and global leader of WWF’s free-flowing rivers initiative.

Just a third of the world’s longest rivers remain free-flowing, according to a new study

Rivers are the lifeblood of the planet, according to Michele Thieme, lead freshwater scientist at WWF and global leader of ...
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Gloria Guevara, World Travel and Tourism Council president and chief executive officer.

Turkey tops European Travel and Tourism growth ranking in 2018

Gloria Guevara, World Travel and Tourism Council president and chief executive officer. Turkey’s Travel and Tourism economy grew by 15 ...
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Navarre’s observatory is the first tourism observatory in Spain to join International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO).

Tourism Observatory of Navarre joins the UNWTO’s International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories

Navarre’s observatory is the first tourism observatory in Spain to join International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO). Navarre’s observatory ...
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Fundación ONCE executive vice president Alberto Duran (right) and the World Tourism Organisation secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili, during the signing of letter of intent to promote the employment of persons with disabilities in the tourism sector.

Fundación ONCE and UNWTO to promote employment of persons with disabilities in the tourism sector

Fundación ONCE executive vice president Alberto Duran (right) and the World Tourism Organisation secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili, during the signing of ...
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WWF’s goal is to reach Chinese travellers, who have the means to buy ivory and access to it in popular destinations where ivory can still be found.

On one-year anniversary of China’s ivory ban, new campaign targets travellers abroad

WWF’s goal is to reach Chinese travellers, who have the means to buy ivory and access to it in popular ...
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International tourist arrivals grew six per cent in 2018, totaling 1.4 billion, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

International tourist arrivals grew six per cent in 2018, totaling 1.4 billion, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer ...
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The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) grants UNWTO.QUEST certification to the Punta del Este Convention Bureau.

Punta del Este Convention Bureau receives first UNWTO.Quest certification from UNWTO

The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) grants UNWTO.QUEST certification to the Punta del Este Convention Bureau. The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) ...
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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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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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