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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Qatar has become the most open country in the Middle East and the 8th most open in the world in terms of visa facilitation.

UNWTO: Qatar among 10 most open visa countries in the world

Qatar has become the most open country in the Middle East and the 8th most open in the world in ...
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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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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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