Upcoming events

27 November 2017 - 30 November 2017 Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism - Montego Bay - Jamaica
1 December 2017 - 23 March 2018 The Value of Human Rights on the Camino de Santiago: harnessing the power of tourism to promote cross-cultural dialogue and achieve the SDGs - Spain
15 January 2018 - 17 January 2018 14th UNWTO Awards Events - Madrid - Spain
17 January 2018 - 21 January 2018 FITUR 2018 - Madrid - Spain
30 May 2018 - 1 June 2018 4th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism - Bangkok - Thailand

Recent events

8 October 2017 2nd UNWTO Global Conference on Talent Development in Tourism: Strategies for Competitive Destinations - Marbella - Spain
29 September 2017 2nd UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism, Mendoza, Argentina, 29-30 September - Mendoza - Argentina
8 May 2017 3rd UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism - Donostia-San Sebastián - Spain
18 January 2017 FITUR 2017 - Madrid - Spain
1 October 2016 38th UNWTO Affiliate Members Plenary Session - Yerevan - Armenia

Latest news

Press Release
12 May 17
105th UNWTO Executive Council meeting concludes in Madrid
The Executive Council, attended by some 250 representatives from 59 countries, focused on these priorities as well as on the UNWTO programme of work for 2018-2019 and the agenda of the International...
Press Release
12 May 17
UNWTO Executive Council recommends Zurab Pololikashvili for Secretary-General for the period 2018-2021
The candidature of Zurab Pololikashvili was presented by his country, Georgia, in accordance with the UNWTO statutes. The recommendation of the UNWTO Executive Council will be submitted to the...
Press Release
18 Jan 17
The World Tourism Organization begins the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
The event, held in the El Pardo Palace in Madrid, Spain, was attended by the Prime Minister of Georgia, the Vice-President of Honduras, more than 40 tourism ministers and other senior officials from...
Press Release
04 Jan 17
FITUR 2017: UNWTO with a focus on sustainability and tourism in Africa and in the MENA region
UNWTO has prepared a number of events to be held at FITUR, starting with the presentation of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017. Also on January 18 the 13th Edition of...
Press Release
03 Jan 17
The Year Ahead: harnessing the power of tourism to build a better world
I have seen increasing commitment from the international community, with many countries realizing the potential for tourism to become a pillar of their development. This commitment is attested to by...