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Thu 10 Mar 2016 31st meeting of the World Tourism Network on Child Protection - Berlin - Germany
Wed 09 Mar 2016 ITB 2016 - Berlin - Germany
Thu 21 Jan 2016 Turismo Accesible: Una apuesta empresarial estratégica - Madrid - Spain
Wed 20 Jan 2016 Las empresas españolas como motor del turismo responsable - Madrid - Spain
Wed 20 Jan 2016 FITUR 2016 - Madrid - Spain
Fri 06 Mar 2015 30th meeting of the World Tourism Network on Child Protection - Berlin - Germany

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15 Mar 16
Press Release
Private sector committed to fight child exploitation in tourism
“We need to unite to fight child exploitation and the commitment of the private sector is key” said UNWTO Secretary-General opening the meeting. Carol Bellamy, Chair of the Network, recalled the role...
01 Mar 16
Press Release
UNWTO activities at ITB Berlin 2016 to focus on the Silk Road and Child Protection
One of the major events organized by UNWTO at ITB Berlin will be the 6th UNWTO Silk Road Ministers’ Meeting (9 March). The meeting brings together Ministers and high ranking officials...
25 Jan 16
Press Release
Accessible tourism: a right and a business opportunity
In addition to underlining the need to involve businesses in promoting projects that improve accessibility, the event demonstrated the benefits that the private sector can achieve through a...
18 Jan 16
Press Release
International tourist arrivals up 4% reach a record 1.2 billion in 2015
2015 marks the 6th consecutive year of above-average growth, with international arrivals increasing by 4% or more every year since the post-crisis year of 2010. “International tourism reached new...
17 Dec 15
Press Release
UNWTO activities at FITUR to focus on innovation and sustainability
Innovation in tourism is the theme of the annual UNWTO Awards. 2016 marks the twelfth edition of this initiative, which gathers tourism success stories from all around the world. The UNWTO Awards...
07 Dec 15
Press Release
United Nations declares 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
“The declaration by the UN of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development is a unique opportunity to advance the contribution of the tourism sector to the three pillars of...
26 Nov 15
Press Release
World Committee on Tourism Ethics discusses the impact of web reviews
The 16th meeting of the Committee, chaired by Pascal Lamy, counted with the presence of Matthias Fekl, French Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad...