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09 Jul 15
Press Release
International tourist arrivals up 4% in the first four months of 2015
Destinations worldwide received some 332 million international tourists (overnight visitors) between January and April 2015, 14 million more than the same period last year, corresponding to an...
26 Jun 15
Press Release
UNWTO strongly condemns attack in Sousse, Tunisia
“Today our societies were attacked in three different continents showing that we face a truly global threat” said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, strongly condemning the attacks in the Tunisian...
28 May 15
Press Release
World Committee on Tourism Ethics proposes International Convention on Tourism Ethics
The transformation of the Global Code of Ethics into a full international convention as a means to boost the responsibility of governments in this field and advance the impact of the Code was the...
19 May 15
UNWTO Capacity Building Course on Tourism Policy and Strategy in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  The UNWTO Capacity Building Course on Tourism Policy and Strategy taking place in the Democratic Republic of Congo and, organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), its Foundation...
29 Apr 15
Press Release
UNWTO expresses its full support for Kenyan tourism
In solidarity with Kenya and its people, and on behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai visited the country to highlight the economic importance of the...