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10 Mar 14
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UNWTO, UNODC and African Tourism Ministers to join forces to fight wildlife crime
In a response to the alarming growth in wildlife crime on the African continent, UNWTO, the Ministers of Tourism of Ghana, Guinea, Mauritius, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe gathered...
05 Mar 14
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UNWTO, UNODC and UNESCO launch anti-trafficking campaign
’Your Actions Count – Be a Responsible Traveller’  aims to raise awareness about the most common illicit goods and services that tourists might be exposed to while travelling. The campaign...
11 Feb 14
Press Release
UNWTO contributes to Korean presidential debate on new tourism plan
President Geun-hye expressed her government’s commitment to intensively promote tourism, which “has higher job creation capacity and boosts domestic expenditure”. She stressed the need to set...
20 Jan 14
Press Release
International tourism exceeds expectations with arrivals up by 52 million in 2013
Demand for international tourism was strongest for destinations in Asia and the Pacific (+6%), Africa (+6%) and Europe (+5%). The leading sub-regions were South-East Asia (+10%), Central and Eastern...
16 Jan 14
Press Release
UNWTO activities at FITUR 2014
UNWTO Press Conference – Latest International Tourism Figures and Outlook for 2014 (20 January, 16.00 – 17.00, UNWTO Headquarters) FITUR 2014 will be preceded by UNWTO’s annual press conference at...