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29 Sep 14
Press Release
Community Development takes center stage at World Tourism Day 2014
World Tourism Day (WTD) was celebrated this year under the theme “Tourism & Community Development“, highlighting the community dimension as one of the key pillars of sustainable development....
15 Sep 14
Press Release
International tourism up by 5% in the first half of the year
Growth was strongest in the Americas (+6%) followed by Asia and the Pacific and Europe (both at +5%). By subregion, South Asia and Northern Europe (both +8%) were the best performers, together with...
12 Sep 14
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Postponement of the UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa
  Dear Members, On behalf of the Government of Seychelles, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), we would like to inform you that the...
18 Aug 14
Press Release
Statement on travel and transport in relation to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak
On 8 August 2014, WHO declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) in accordance with the International Health Regulations (2005...
18 Aug 14
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VI Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa, 29 January 2015, IFEMA, Madrid, Spain