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 Arabian Travel Market 2017 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
18 January 2017 FITUR 2017 - Madrid - Spain
23 November 2016 Tourism Innovation and Transformation Forum 2016 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Latest news

Press Release
27 Sep 17
World Tourism Day 2017 addresses the power of sustainable tourism for development
To advocate the potential of sustainable tourism as a tool for development. This is one of the goals of the World Tourism Day celebrations that are being conducted throughout the world. The Official...
Press Release
26 Sep 17
UNWTO launches a travellers’ competition to promote sustainability
“Every action counts and travellers have a strong role to play in building a more sustainable tourism sector. Imagine the impact of one small action multiplied by millions”, said Taleb Rifai,...
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...