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Tue 01 Nov 2016 5th Global Summit on City Tourism - Luxor - Egypt
Tue 04 Apr 2017 4th Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference - Tbilisi - Georgia

Latest news

07 Mar 16
Press Release
Sport and adventure offer opportunities for snow and mountain tourism
UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai noted: “Snow and mountain tourism has become a leading segment that opens up many opportunities for destinations, reflecting the importance of diversifying the...
17 Feb 16
Press Release
Andorra to host 9th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism
The current importance of snow and mountain tourism makes this Congress more relevant than ever. The joint initiative was launched two decades ago as a common working platform between UNWTO and...
22 Jan 16
Press Release
UNWTO and neZEH partners present e-toolkit prototype to help hotels become Nearly Zero Energy
The neZEH toolkit is a practical instrument for hotel owners to assess their energy consumption levels and identify appropriate measures for energy efficiency improvement and reaching nearly-zero...
18 Jan 16
Press Release
International tourist arrivals up 4% reach a record 1.2 billion in 2015
2015 marks the 6th consecutive year of above-average growth, with international arrivals increasing by 4% or more every year since the post-crisis year of 2010. “International tourism reached new...
14 Jan 16
Press Release
Visa Openness levels continue to progress
On average, 18% of the world’s population was able to travel to a destination without a visa in 2015, while another 15% could receive a visa on arrival and 6% was able to obtain eVisas. Overall,...
07 Jan 16
Press Release
INVESTOUR 2016 brings new opportunities to do business in Africa to FITUR
The event is structured around two sessions: a morning session dedicated to debating the challenges of investing in Africa and the trends shaping tourism in the region and an afternoon business-to-...
24 Sep 15
Press Release
World Tourism Day: Celebrating the billion opportunities brought about by the tourism sector
In this regard, the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon states in his message on the occasion of World Tourism Day “let us work together to maximize the immense potential of tourism to drive inclusive...