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18 Jan 18
Initiatives from Portugal, Spain, India and Indonesia winners of UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism
The winning projects, divided into four categories - Public Policy and Governance, Research and Technology, Enterprises, and Non-governmental Organizations –, have been announced at the UNWTO Awards...
Press Release
27 Nov 17
UNWTO announces the winners and finalists of the UNWTO Awards
The UNWTO Awards recognize inspirational individuals and projects for their innovative achievement as well as their invaluable dedication to developing and advocating sustainable tourism in line with...
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...
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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...