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25 Feb 15
Press Release
UNWTO activities at ITB 2015
ITB Berlin Opening Ceremony (3 March, 18.00 – 20.00, CityCube Berlin Hall B)UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, will deliver the opening speech at the ITB opening ceremony. 5th Silk Road...
09 Feb 15
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Former head of UNICEF to chair the UNWTO World Tourism Network on Child Protection
Ms. Bellamy joins the UNWTO World Tourism Network on Child Protection after leading UNICEF for ten years and with several decades’ experience of holding top positions in the private and public sector...
06 Feb 15
Press Release
UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture gathers Ministers of Tourism and Culture for the first time
Tourism, moving more than one billion people across international borders each year, offers immense possibilities for socio-economic development in destinations around the world. Cultural tourism has...
30 Jan 15
Press Release
UNWTO, ONCE Foundation and PREDIF join forces to promote Accessible Tourism at FITUR 2015
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the ONCE Foundation and the Representative State Platform for Persons with Physical Disabilities (PREDIF) organized on Thursday the ‘Technology at the Service...
29 Jan 15
Press Release
11th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism announced
The UNWTO Ulysses Awardees for Innovation, distinguished in four categories, were: a) UNWTO Ulysses Award for Innovation in Public Policy and Governance: Domestic Tourism Promotion Initiative “Y tú,...