Upcoming events

21 March 2018 - 23 March 2018 10th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism - Escaldes-Engordany - Andorra

Recent events

4 December 2017 6th Global Summit on Urban Tourism - Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia
26 September 2017 Technical Workshop: “UNWTO – WTCF City Tourism Performance Research” - Buenos Aires - Argentina
2 September 2017 Technical Workshop: “UNWTO – WTCF City Tourism Performance Research” - Tianjin - China
4 April 2017 3rd Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference - Tbilisi - Georgia
1 November 2016 5th Global Summit on City Tourism - Luxor - Egypt

Latest news

Press Release
15 Dec 17
UNWTO International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories annual meeting discusses how to measure tourism impacts at local level
The event started with an Observatory Mentoring Breakfast, in which INSTO Members shared experiences with interested destinations. It was followed by two days of experience sharing on regular...
Press Release
14 Dec 17
Southern and Mediterranean Europe, North Africa and the Middle East drive tourism growth through October 2017
The strong tourism demand of the earlier months of 2017, including the Northern Hemisphere summer peak season, was maintained through October. Destinations worldwide received a total of 1,127 million...
Press Release
06 Nov 17
International tourism on track for a record year
Between January and August 2017, destinations worldwide welcomed 901 million international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors), 56 million more than in the same period of 2016. This corresponds to...
Press Release
27 Sep 17
World Tourism Day 2017 addresses the power of sustainable tourism for development
To advocate the potential of sustainable tourism as a tool for development. This is one of the goals of the World Tourism Day celebrations that are being conducted throughout the world. The Official...
Press Release
26 Sep 17
UNWTO launches a travellers’ competition to promote sustainability
“Every action counts and travellers have a strong role to play in building a more sustainable tourism sector. Imagine the impact of one small action multiplied by millions”, said Taleb Rifai,...