Recent events

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

Latest news

Press Release
14 Jul 17
Strong tourism results in the first part of 2017
Destinations worldwide received 369 million international tourists (overnight visitors) in the first four months of the year, 21 million more than in the same months of 2016 (+6%), according to the...
Press Release
12 May 17
105th UNWTO Executive Council meeting concludes in Madrid
The Executive Council, attended by some 250 representatives from 59 countries, focused on these priorities as well as on the UNWTO programme of work for 2018-2019 and the agenda of the International...
Press Release
12 May 17
UNWTO Executive Council recommends Zurab Pololikashvili for Secretary-General for the period 2018-2021
The candidature of Zurab Pololikashvili was presented by his country, Georgia, in accordance with the UNWTO statutes. The recommendation of the UNWTO Executive Council will be submitted to the...
Press Release
04 May 17
14th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism : Call for applications
Applications for the UNWTO Awards span four categories: Public Policy and Governance; Enterprises; Non-Governmental Organizations, and Research and Technology. Since their creation in 2003, the UNWTO...
Press Release
25 Apr 17
Tourism key for economic growth and diversification in the MENA region
Moderated by CNN Becky Anderson, the UNWTO/ATM Ministerial Forum concluded that the main priorities for the region include human resources development, public/private sector cooperation, connectivity...
Press Release
28 Feb 17
UNWTO Secretary General attends Bahrain's Spring of Cultures Festival
This was an occasion to stress the importance of cultural preservation and the links between tourism and culture particularly in the scope of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for...
Press Release
18 Jan 17
The World Tourism Organization begins the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
The event, held in the El Pardo Palace in Madrid, Spain, was attended by the Prime Minister of Georgia, the Vice-President of Honduras, more than 40 tourism ministers and other senior officials from...