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30 Oct 14
Press Release
International tourism shows continued strength
International tourists (overnight visitors) travelling the world between January and August 2014 reached 781 million, 36 million more than in the same period of 2013. With a 5% increase,...
29 Oct 14
Press Release
UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit to address the links between tourism and mega events
Tourism and mega-events are closely interlinked in today’s globalized society. Many of those attending mega events are tourists. In turn, these events have a direct impact on tourism destinations,...
21 Oct 14
Press Release
UNWTO activities at World Travel Market 2014
Ministers’ Summit: “Tourism and Mega-Events: building a lasting legacy” (4 November)The UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit will bring together Tourism Ministers and leading tourism experts from all over the...
07 Oct 14
Press Release
UNWTO Executive Council discusses the links between tourism and culture
The UNWTO Executive Council stressed the need to promote new governance models to foster closer cooperation between tourism and culture in order to advance the sustainable development of cultural...
29 Sep 14
Press Release
Community Development takes center stage at World Tourism Day 2014
World Tourism Day (WTD) was celebrated this year under the theme “Tourism & Community Development“, highlighting the community dimension as one of the key pillars of sustainable development....