Global tourism growth strengthens sector’s potential for sustainable development
International tourist arrivals grew by a further 4 per cent between January and September of 2019, the latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer indicates.
Tourism tops agenda as UNWTO welcomes participants to climate change summit
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has welcomed its fellow United Nations agencies to Madrid for the start of the COP25 Climate Change Summit.
UNWTO’s 2030 agenda: African tourism leaders plot future growth of continent’s sector
Following the recently released UNWTO’s 2030 Agenda for Africa, leaders from across Africa have met in Saint Petersburg ahead of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) to discuss the key issues facing the continent as it looks to grow....
Tourism enjoys continued growth, generates USD 5 billion per day
Latest UNWTO report shows that international tourist arrivals grew 5per cent in 2018 to reach the 1.4 billion mark, two years ahead of the World Tourism Organisation’s long-term forecasts
United States moves closer to re-joining UNWTO with high-level delegation at executive council in Baku
The United States of America has highlighted its support of tourism as a driver of sustainable development. A high-level delegation of the Government attending the World Tourism Organization Executive Council....
Exports from international tourism hit USD 1.7 Trillion
Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4 per cent increase in real terms over the previous year, a new report from the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) shows.
Report indicates poor implementation of sustainability in tourism policies
Countries around the world are integrating sustainability in their tourism policies, but the evidence on the results of their implementation...
Tourism, transport, aviation ministers unite for future of air transport in Africa
The first Ministerial Conference on Air Transport and Tourism in Africa co-organised by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), the International...
Germany to host mountain tourism conference in March
Tourism professionals will gather in Germany on March 2, 2019, for a conference on mountain tourism. Under the theme The Future of Mountain Tourism...