News

29 August 2013 Taleb Rifai reelected as UNWTO Secretary-General
26 August 2013 UNWTO General Assembly opens in Victoria Falls
The global tourism community gathers this week at Victoria Falls for the 20th Session of the UNWTO General Assembly. Visa facilitation, connectivity and accessibility will be key topics at this Assembly, aiming to advance tourism´s sustainable growth (Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe, 24 – 29 August 2013).
26 August 2013 International tourism demand exceeds expectations in the first half of 2013
International tourist arrivals grew by 5% during the first half of 2013 compared to the same period of 2012, reaching almost 500 million, according to data just released by UNWTO. Growth was above the projection made at the beginning of the year (+3% to +4%) and is also exceeding the trend of the UNWTO long-term outlook Tourism Towards 2030 (+3.8% a year).
15 June 2013 Bolivia, Mysteries of Titicaca
31 May 2013 Regional Capacity Building Seminar in Nairobi, Kenya, from 21 to 23 May 2013
30 April 2013 The Gambia, Training Seminar on Tourism and Biodiversity, from 23 to 25 April 2013
15 February 2013 Kribi (South Cameroun) - Developing Ecotourism Products in the coast of Kribi
12 December 2012 The Great Himalaya Trail in Nepal
6 November 2012 One Billion Tourists: One billion Opportunities - new UNWTO campaign calls on one billion tourists to make their actions count
Small changes in travel behavior can contribute to positive change throughout the world. With one billion tourists traveling the world in a single year in 2012, transforming these one billion tourists into one billion opportunities is at the heart of the online campaign launched by UNWTO to celebrate this historic milestone.
31 October 2012 FITS in Tiznit, Morocco, 22 and 23 October 2012