Events

Thu 18 Sep 2014 1st UNWTO International Congress on Tourism & Pilgrimages - Santiago de Compostela - Spain

Latest news

21 Jul 14
Press Release
International tourism: strong peak season anticipated
Destinations worldwide received some 317 million international tourists (overnight visitors) between January and April 2014, 14 million more than in the same period of 2013. This 5% growth...
11 Jul 14
Press Release
UNWTO and France debate areas of further cooperation
Mr. Rifai commended the decision of France to place tourism as a national ‘cause’ and welcomed the 30 measures recently announced by the Government to promote the competitiveness of the sector, in...
23 Jun 14
Press Release
World Tourism Day 2014: Celebrating tourism and community development
This year’s WTD theme is ideally timed to contribute to the debate on tourism’s contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UN development blueprint after 2015, which places a high...
12 Jun 14
News
UNWTO saddened by the death of Diego Cordovez
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is deeply saddened by the passing away of Diego Cordovez, former Ecuadorian diplomat and the first President of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics (2003-2007...
12 Jun 14
News
UNWTO saddened by the death of Krishnan Nair
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is deeply saddened by the passing away of Captain C.P. Krishnan Nair, founder of the Leela Group and member of the first  World Committee on Tourism Ethics...