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Fri 11 Sep 2015 General Assembly - Twenty-first session: Side Events - Medellín - Colombia
Sat 12 Sep 2015 57th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa - Medellin - Colombia

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31 Aug 15
Press Release
UNWTO General Assembly to meet in Medellín, Colombia
The Assembly takes places at a most dynamic time for the tourism sector. With five consecutive years of robust growth, tourism has been a major contributor to the economic recovery in many parts of...
25 Aug 15
Press Release
East African countries commit to advance regional tourism cooperation
In an effort to unlock the tourism potential of East Africa, the first UNWTO East Africa Tourism Development Forum gathered regional tourism leaders and stakeholders to identify opportunities to...
20 Aug 15
Press Release
Brand Africa – partnerships key to build brand equity for Africa
Hosted by the Government of Ghana, the Conference was opened by the President of Ghana, Mr. John Dramani Mahama, who emphasized the importance Africa places on the potential of tourism to accelerate...
10 Aug 15
Press Release
UNWTO Conference to explore new ways to promote Brand Africa
Tourism is one of Africa’s most promising economic sectors, but the sector’s capacity to fully contribute to inclusive and sustainable development across the continent is often hindered by negative...
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...