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28 Mar 14
Press Release
Global Report on the Meetings Industry launched by UNWTO
Against the backdrop of increased globalization and the sustained expansion of the tourism sector, the importance of the meetings industry is expected to continue growing. The Meetings Industry...
12 Mar 14
Press Release
UNWTO and IH&RA sign Memorandum of Understanding
The MOU aims to enhance the cooperation between UNWTO and IH&RA, a UNWTO Affiliate Member, in a number of initiatives related to the hospitality industry related to the hospitality industry,...
10 Mar 14
Press Release
UNWTO, UNODC and African Tourism Ministers to join forces to fight wildlife crime
In a response to the alarming growth in wildlife crime on the African continent, UNWTO, the Ministers of Tourism of Ghana, Guinea, Mauritius, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe gathered...
05 Mar 14
Press Release
UNWTO, UNODC and UNESCO launch anti-trafficking campaign
’Your Actions Count – Be a Responsible Traveller’  aims to raise awareness about the most common illicit goods and services that tourists might be exposed to while travelling. The campaign...
24 Jan 14
Press Release
Visa facilitation and air connectivity - key areas for tourism development in Africa
With international tourist arrivals growing by 6% in the region for the second consecutive year, Africa is one of the fastest growing tourism regions in the world. Between 2000 and 2013,...