Upcoming events

Mon 04 May 2015 Arabian Travel Market 2015 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Tue 05 May 2015 40th Meeting of UNWTO Commission for the Middle East - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Tue 05 May 2015 UNWTO & ATM Ministerial Forum - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Mon 15 Jun 2015 International Conference on Religious Tourism: Fostering sustainable socio-economic development for host communities - Bethlehem

Latest news

24 Mar 15
Press Release
UNWTO saddened by tragic crash of Germanwings airline
“It was with great sorrow that we heard the news of this tragedy and express our heartfelt solidarity with the families and friends of the passengers at this most difficult time”, said UNWTO...
08 Mar 15
Press Release
International Women’s Day: Tourism sector can do more to step it up on gender equality
The UNWTO/UN Women Global Report on Women in Tourism shows that tourism can offer significant opportunities to narrow the gender gap in employment and entrepreneurship as women are nearly...
05 Mar 15
Press Release
Visa facilitation, infrastructure and marketing: key priorities for Silk Road Ministers
Participating countries reported on the measures taken to promote Silk Road tourism with a clear focus on visa facilitation, while calling for a more collaborative approach to marketing, namely e-...
04 Mar 15
Press Release
UNWTO strongly condemns the destruction of cultural heritage
“As stated by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, the recent systematic destruction of Iraq’s unique cultural heritage is intolerable and must come to an end immediately”, said UNWTO Secretary-...
03 Mar 15
Press Release
The Travel and Technological Revolutions: UNWTO Secretary-General at ITB 2015
Speaking at the opening of ITB Berlin, UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai underscored how the travel and the technological revolutions are shaping our society and how technology is changing the...