23 Jun 2018
The South African Minister of Tourism, Derek Andre Hanekom, has assured that much is being done with procedures already in place for a seamless visa process for West African nations.
26 May 2018
As stakeholders in the tourism sector from across Africa prepare to storm Nigeria on June 3, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has assured that Nigeria is ready to host participants for the 61st edition of the UN World Tourism Organization..
3 May 2018
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says Nigeria has taken its pride of place in the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). The minister said this on Thursday in Abuja, when he received Mrs Lydia BebeKun, the UNWTO Programme Officer for the hosting of the 61st meeting of the organisation’s Commission for…
14 Apr 2018
An intense week of exchange of experiences and capacity building linked to wildlife and biodiversity protection has taken place in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
7 Apr 2018
The role of the tourism sector and its responsibility in contributing to sustainable development on a global scale cannot under emphasized, hence, it was the central message delivered by both the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, the Mayor of Berlin, Michael Müller; Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), and President of the Federal…
17 Mar 2018
An African ministerial working meeting conveyed by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) during this year’s Berlin International Tourism Fair ITB agreed to move ahead with a new ten-point UNWTO Agenda for Africa.
3 Feb 2018
The Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has inaugurated a committee for hosting of the 61st meeting of the United Nations World Tourism organizations (UNWTO).
13 Jan 2018
A workshop on Chinese outbound tourism billed for January 17, will be among the first activities of UNWTO at FITUR in Madrid, Spain, together with the 14th edition...
9 Dec 2017
International and local journalists from renowned media outlets have completed a media-training workshop in Kasane, Botswana, to enhance their knowledge on sustainable tourism and wildlife and analyze the impact of their work and their contribution to the topic. The workshop is part of the activities of the UNWTO/Chimelong Programme that commenced in early 2017 and…
2 Dec 2017
The potential of Tourism in poverty alleviation and to induce transformative change has been addressed in Lusaka, capital city of Zambia, in the World Tourism Organisation...
18 Nov 2017
UNWTO, the Government of Jamaica, the World Bank Group and the Inter-American Development Bank will co-host a Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth from November 27 to 29...
16 Sep 2017
Addressing the 60th UNWTO CAF Meeting in Chengdu, China, on Tuesday, the Minister announced that the 61st Edition of the meeting would be held in Abuja 4-6 June 2018.