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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...
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...
28 Jan 14
News
Catalogue of Publications and Electronic Products, Edition 2013-2014
20 Jan 14
Press Release
International tourism exceeds expectations with arrivals up by 52 million in 2013
Demand for international tourism was strongest for destinations in Asia and the Pacific (+6%), Africa (+6%) and Europe (+5%). The leading sub-regions were South-East Asia (+10%), Central and Eastern...
27 Sep 13
Press Release
World Tourism Day on “Tourism and Water”: greater efforts on water preservation needed
Opening the official celebrations of World Tourism Day (WTD) 2013, hosted this year by the Maldives, President Mohammed Waheed Hassan Manik said “Solutions to the Maldives´ water challenges are in...