Tourism

2nd World Conference on Smart Destinations

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Government of Spain and the Principality of Asturias are organizing the 2nd UNWTO World Conference on Smart Destinations...

Messi appointed Ambassador for Responsible Tourism

Considered by many the best football player of all times, Lionel Messi joins the World Tourism Organization to promote the value of responsible tourism....

Snow and Mountain Tourism faces the challenge of adapting to change

The 10th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism (Andorra, 21-23 March 2018) highlighted the need to adapt tourism accommodation to the expectations of...

New UNWTO Agenda for Africa moves ahead in Berlin

An African ministerial working meeting conveyed by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) during this year’s Berlin International Tourism Fair ITB (8 March) agreed to...

Silk Road: The Most Important Transnational Tourism Route of the 21st Century

The 8th UNWTO Silk Road Ministers’ Meeting held during the ITB Berlin Travel Trade Show, focused on the long-term tourism vision for the historic...

Credible Sustainable Tourism Measurement for Improved Decision-Making

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is spearheading the progress towards a consistent and coherent statistical approach to measuring sustainable tourism. The increasing relevance for...

UNWTO Deepens Tourism Cooperation with the European Union

Advancing sustainable tourism across Europe is at the centre of an agreement signed today between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the European Parliament....

Supporting tourism development in Africa through better measurement

In an effort to better measure tourism growth and development in Africa, UNWTO signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation for...

Fernando Hierro, new UNWTO Ambassador for Responsible Tourism

International football star Fernando Hierro has been named Ambassador for Responsible Tourism in a meeting held today at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with...

Canada to Test Advancements in Biometrics and Blockchain to Welcome International Travellers

The Government of Canada will collaborate with the World Economic Forum and partners to test emerging digital technologies and their application to air travel....

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