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26 Jan 2019
The number of international tourist arrivals rose by six percent last year to 1.4 billion, according to an estimate published by the World Tourism Organization (WTO).
12 Jan 2019
It has been confirmed that the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) will co-organise the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism. Billed to open on May 2 and runs through 3, at the Kursaal Congress Center in Donostia-San Sebastián....
5 Jan 2019
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has granted UNWTO.QUEST Certification to the Punta del Este Convention Bureau, which became the first destination management...
29 Dec 2018
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), together with the European Travel Commission (ETC) recently launched a new report on health tourism. Part of their joint research programme, the study is the first attempt to set a coherent conceptualization of health tourism and define the motivations behind travellers looking for health-related services. Health, wellness and medical tourism…
24 Nov 2018
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said his ministry is partnering with the United Nations World Tourism Organisation...
17 Nov 2018
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)’s International Seminar on Harnessing Cultural Tourism through Innovation and Technology and 40th Affiliate Members Plenary Session concluded with a renewed call for community participation in development of cultural tourism using cutting-edge technologies. Cultural and heritage attractions are key to tourism development in many countries around the world, and innovation and…
10 Nov 2018
For the first time, the summit featured a panel of private sector leaders alongside a panel of ministers, sparking an open and useful exchange of ideas and opinions on how to channel private capital into innovative tourism technologies. This meant that tourism ministers and high-level representatives from countries including Bahrain, Bulgaria, Egypt, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico,…
3 Nov 2018
The World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) initiative Measuring the Sustainability of Tourism (MST) received a boost last week when its working group met in Madrid.
27 Oct 2018
A new report by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), produced in collaboration with UNWTO Affiliate Member globaldit, presents a model for inclusive tourism destinations.
22 Sep 2018
Innovation, traveller demand for diverse and authentic experiences in cities, and urban tourism governance models will be the central themes of the United Nations...
15 Sep 2018
The UNWTO Tourism Highlights 2018 Edition shows that international tourist arrivals reached a total of 1,323 million in 2017, some 84 million more than the previous year and a new record. The sector has now seen uninterrupted growth in arrivals for eight straight years. 2017’s growth was the highest since 2010, led by the regions…
4 Aug 2018
The Director General of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) Mrs. Chika Balogun has identifies human development as key to sustainable tourism industry in Nigeria.


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A funding crisis battering China's big property developers could start to shake the wider economy and global markets, the IMF warned on Friday, saying deeper reforms were needed to fully curb the threat.
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Leftist Xiomara Castro was sworn in Thursday as the first woman president of Honduras, vowing to reform the crime- and poverty-stricken nation into a "socialist and democratic state."
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Kenya said Friday it has boosted security after France and Germany warned of the risk of possible terror attacks targeting Westerners, particularly in the capital Nairobi.
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Six rockets were fired Friday at the Iraqi capital's airport, causing damage but no casualties, security sources said, the latest in a string of attacks the US blames on Iran-linked militias.
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Rwanda said Friday it will reopen its land border with Uganda at the end of the month after a three-year closure, a major breakthrough in efforts to repair ties between the neighbours.