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09 Jul 15
Press Release
International tourist arrivals up 4% in the first four months of 2015
Destinations worldwide received some 332 million international tourists (overnight visitors) between January and April 2015, 14 million more than the same period last year, corresponding to an...
02 Jul 15
Press Release
12th UNWTO Awards open for applications
Since 2003, the UNWTO Awards recognize knowledge creation, dissemination and innovation in tourism, seeking to highlight the sector’s transversal effect on governance and society at large. So far,...
26 Jun 15
Press Release
UNWTO strongly condemns attack in Sousse, Tunisia
“Today our societies were attacked in three different continents showing that we face a truly global threat” said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, strongly condemning the attacks in the Tunisian...
28 May 15
Press Release
World Committee on Tourism Ethics proposes International Convention on Tourism Ethics
The transformation of the Global Code of Ethics into a full international convention as a means to boost the responsibility of governments in this field and advance the impact of the Code was the...
11 May 15
Press Release
UNWTO and ATM Ministerial Forum address intra-Arab tourism
A joint UNWTO/ATM initiative, the Ministerial Forum was held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Social Development and Chairman of the...