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Wed 18 Jan 2017 13th UNWTO Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner - Madrid - Spain
Wed 18 Jan 2017 FITUR 2017 - Madrid - Spain
Mon 16 Jan 2017 13th UNWTO Awards Forum - Madrid - Spain
Sat 01 Oct 2016 38th UNWTO Affiliate Members Plenary Session - Yerevan - Armenia
Wed 07 Sep 2016 1st UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism - Kakheti Region - Georgia
Wed 20 Jan 2016 12th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism - Madrid - Spain

Latest news

19 Jan 17
Press Release
International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 kicks off
Co-presented by Max Forster, CNN, and Raquel Martínez, RTVE, the event underlined the immense socio-economic opportunities brought by the sector to all societies as well as its power to advocate for...
18 Jan 17
Press Release
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...
04 Jan 17
Press Release
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...
03 Jan 17
Press Release
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...
29 Dec 16
Press Release
2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
The United Nations General Assembly declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development recalling the potential of tourism to advance the universal 2030 Agenda for...
21 Nov 16
Press Release
Ilunion Hotels receives UNWTO Ethics Award
This new category of the UNWTO Awards, the flagship awards of the World Tourism Organization, aims to recognize tourism companies and associations for their commitment and work in the promotion and...
15 Nov 16
Press Release
UNWTO awards Geoffrey Wall the Ulysses Prize for Excellence in the Creation and Dissemination of Knowledge in Tourism
Professor Wall is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo, Canada, where he has been teaching for more than 40 years....