Tourism

WTO General Assembly Opens With Sustainability and Innovation Top of the Agenda

The 23rd Session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has opened in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, with high-level delegates joining tourism leaders...

International tourism up 4% in first half of 2019, World Tourism Organization reports

International tourist arrivals grew 4% from January to June 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer...

Over-Tourism Concern Looms as Policy, Resources and Infrastructure Stretched by Rapid Travel Growth

Today, the World Economic Forum releases its latest Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report (TTCR), ranking 140 countries on their relative strengths in global tourism and travel....

Tourism Enjoys Continued Growth generating USD 5 billion per day

International tourist arrivals grew 5% in 2018, to reach the 1.4 billion mark, two years ahead of the World Tourism Organization’s long-term forecasts, according to the UNWTO...

Buenos Aires joins WTO network of Tourism Observatories

Buenos Aires has become the latest city to join the International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO), a pioneering initiative of the World Tourism...

Walvis Bay to net more tourists, thanks to upgraded port

With its sand dunes and abundant birdlife, Walvis Bay is already an important centre of tourism activity in Namibia. The bay is a safe haven...

Supporting Women in Tourism to Gain More Digital Skills Makes Business Sense

In cities and towns across Malaysia, blink and you may miss one of the country’s most promising sources of income. Among the most successful hosts...

WTO Leads Discussion on “Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda”

Tourism’s unique potential as a tool for driving the global sustainable development agenda has taken center stage at a special event hosted by the...

World Economic Forum consortium launches paperless Canada- Netherlands travel pilot

The World Economic Forum and the governments of the Netherlands and Canada launch the first pilot project for paperless travel between the two countries today at...

Moon-walking Mini-breaks, 3D-printed Room Service: Welcome to the Hotel of 2119

Intergalactic getaways, fast-food nutrient pills, 2- to 3-hour working days and adaptable, personalised rooms that can transport guests everywhere from jungles to mountain ranges; in celebration...

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