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16 November 2017 The UNWTO/THEMIS Sub-regional Capacity Building Course on “Tourism Marketing: from Product to Experience” held in Accra, Ghana from 12 to 17 October 2017
10 November 2017 First INVESTOUR Workshop on financing in tourism
7 November 2017 No reason to be afraid to travel to the region
Statement by Indian Ocean countries – Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles The Minister of Tourism of Madagascar, Roland Ratsiraka, the Minister of Tourism of Mauritius, Anil Kumarsingh Gayan, SC and the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine of the Seychelles, Maurice Loustau-Lalanne met at the sidelines of the World Travel Market in London to express a common message of confidence on the measures being taken by Madagascar to overcome the plague outbreak.  
7 November 2017 UNWTO expresses confidence on tourism in Madagascar
6 November 2017 International tourism on track for a record year
UNWTO World Tourism Barometer Demand for international tourism remained strong during the Northern Hemisphere summer peak season. International tourist arrivals in July and August totalled over 300 million for the first time ever according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Many destinations reported double-digit growth, in particular in the Mediterranean. 
30 October 2017 INVESTOUR - a one-stop shop for Tourism and Investment
27 October 2017 UNWTO and the UNWTO.Themis Foundation train 15 countries on crisis communications
27 October 2017 First INVESTOUR Workshop on financing in tourism
26 October 2017 60th UNWTO Regional Commission Meeting for Africa (CAF), Chengdu, China, 12 September 2017
26 October 2017 Comoros and Somalia join the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)