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10 Nov 14
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Statement from the Travel and Transport Task Force on Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa
WHO does not recommend general bans on travel or trade The Travel and Transport Task Force, established in August 2014, calls for international cooperation of governments and the transport sector in...
06 Nov 14
Press Release
Harnessing the Power of One Billion Tourists for a Sustainable Future
A new international programme that aims to catalyze a shift to more sustainable tourism over the next decade was launched at the World Travel Market in London this week. The Sustainable Tourism...
05 Nov 14
Press Release
UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit: the legacy imperative of mega events
The impact of public exposure during international events, coupled with investments in infrastructure, represents one of the key long-term potentials of mega events. This was the key message coming...
03 Nov 14
Press Release
Head of the Government of Morocco receives UNWTO/WTTC Open Letter on Travel and Tourism
The UNWTO/WTTC Open Letter calls on government leaders worldwide to acknowledge tourism's key role in delivering a more sustainable and balanced growth and to prioritize the sector in national...
30 Oct 14
Press Release
International tourism shows continued strength
International tourists (overnight visitors) travelling the world between January and August 2014 reached 781 million, 36 million more than in the same period of 2013. With a 5% increase,...