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20 Apr 16
Press Release
African tourism ministers convene in Côte d’Ivoire
Tourism and ethics, tourism and security, and the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development to be celebrated in 2017 are some of the topics in the agenda of the meeting. The events...
13 Mar 16
Press Release
UNWTO strongly condemns attack in Grand Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire
“We are appalled by this horrible act of violence. Our thoughts at this difficult moment are with the families and friends of the victims and the people of Côte d’Ivoire” said UNWTO Secretary-General...
24 Feb 16
News
58th Meeting of the UNWTO Regional Commission for Africa and the 10YFP Sustainable Tourism Conference & Symposium on Accelerating the Shift towards Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns (SCP), Abidjan Côte D´Ivoire, 19-21 April 2016
The 58th UNWTO Regional Commission meeting for Africa (CAF) is set to take place in Abidjan, Cote d´Ivoire from 19 to 21 April, 2016. The annual regional meeting will bring together Tourism Ministers...
24 Feb 16
News
Des femmes guides de safaris au gîte de Chobe Game (Botswana)
En 2005, l’équipe de guides du gîte de Chobe Game ne comptait que deux femmes contre 12 hommes. On ne recensait d’ailleurs que 10 femmes guides dans l’ensemble du pays. L’équipe de gestion du gîte de...
24 Feb 16
News
East African Tourism Platform recognized at the UNWTO Awards
The East Africa Tourism Platform (EATP) was formed in July 2011 and is the private sector body for tourism in East Africa, fostering private sector interest and participation in the East African...
24 Feb 16
News
Sustainable Tourism Development Strategy and Master Plan for the Republic of Congo
UNWTO, in collaboration with UNDP, prepared a Sustainable Tourism Development Strategy and Master Plan for the Government of the Republic of Congo, from April to November 2015.  In addition to...
16 Feb 16
News
African Tourism Ministers meet the African Union
African Tourism Ministers, led by the UNWTO CAF Chairperson and Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry of Zimbabwe, H.E. Dr. Eng. Walter Mzembi, together with the Executive Director for...