Upcoming events

13 November 2017 - 14 November 2017 Regional Conference on Tourism in MENA Cities: Competitiveness for Sustainable Growth - Amman - Jordan
19 November 2017 - 21 November 2017 UNWTO/UAE Tourism Leadership Programme in United Arab Emirates on "Digital Marketing in Tourism" - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Recent events

12 September 2017 Forty-Third Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for the Middle East - Chengdu - China
30 May 2017 REGISTRATION for UNWTO Practicum on "Crisis Communications in Tourism" (Edition in Spanish) - Madrid - Spain
24 April 2017 UNWTO & ATM Ministerial Forum - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
24 April 2017 42nd Meeting of UNWTO Commission for the Middle East - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
24 April 2017 Arabian Travel Market 2017 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Latest news

Press Release
18 Sep 17
22nd UNWTO General Assembly in China: a week of important achievements
An intense week of meetings, decisions and agreements marked the 22nd session of the UNWTO General Assembly in Chengdu, China on 13-16 September. The biennial event convened more than 1300...
Press Release
15 Sep 17
Historical decision: approval of the UNWTO Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics
The Convention covers the responsibilities of all stakeholders in the development sustainable tourism, providing a framework that recommends an ethical and sustainable modus operandi, including the...
Press Release
14 Sep 17
The 22nd UNWTO General Assembly appoints Zurab Pololikashvili as Secretary General for 2018-2021
The candidature of Zurab Pololikashvili was presented by his country, Georgia, in accordance with the UNWTO statutes. Zurab Pololikashvili was elected by consensus at the 22nd UNWTO General...
Press Release
13 Sep 17
More than 1300 delegates attend 22nd UNWTO General Assembly in Chengdu
“China is an inspiration to others in terms of its supportive tourism policies and in placing tourism at the centre of its poverty alleviation and national development strategies,” said UNWTO...
Press Release
07 Sep 17
International tourism - strongest half-year results since 2010
Visitor numbers reported by destinations around the world reflect strong demand for international travel in the first half of 2017, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Worldwide...