Tourism

Digital Transformation & Innovation Take Spotlight on World Tourism Day 2018

World Tourism Day 2018 was observed in Budapest, Hungary with the official celebration focusing on the digital transformation in tourism, a World Tourism Organization...

Digital Platforms and the Future of Tourism

Tourism is one of the fastest growing and most important economic sectors in the world providing benefits to both host communities and destination areas....

New UNWTO Report Helps Cities Manage Impact of Tourism

A new World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) report aims to help manage growing urban tourism flows and their impact on cities and residents. ‘Overtourism’? Understanding...

Qatar among 10 Most Open Visa Countries in the World

Qatar has become the most open country in the Middle East and the 8th most open in the world in terms of visa facilitation....

International tourism arrivals hit record high in 2017

The number of people travelling abroad has hit its highest level since 2010, according to data from the Tourism Organization (UNWTO), a specialized agency...

Vynn Capital Partners with the UNWTO to Boost Asia’s Tourism Sector

Vynn Capital, a South-East Asia-based early-stage venture capital firm, and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) today jointly announced a strategic partnership to promote South-East...

UNWTO: Laying out a Sustainable Future for Urban Tourism

Urban tourism and its potential for more sustainable and inclusive cities will be the major focus of the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban...

Hospitality and Tourism Educators Gain Resources to Enhance Education Across China

Hospitality educators from 162 vocational schools and universities in 28 Chinese provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions gathered at the Chongqing Marriott Hotel for the...

UNWTO launches an online Platform to Achieve SDGs through Tourism

Promoting a greater engagement of the tourism sector with sustainable development is the main objective of the Tourism for SDGs Platform. The online tool...

Tourism and Construction have Power to Lead Move to Sustainable Economies

From infrastructure and communication to food production and transport, tourism and construction play key roles in a circular economy framework that supports sustainable development....

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