Tourism

Improved economic conditions boost air-traveller numbers worldwide

A record 4.1 billion passengers took to the skies in 2017 onboard some 37 million scheduled flights globally, the United Nations civil aviation agency...

Brand Africa and biodiversity focus of the 9th edition of INVESTOUR

Nearly 30 African Tourism ministers convened at INVESTOUR to debate and exchange experiences on the development of the sector in the continent. This unique...

Sustainable Tourism: A roadmap towards 2030

Participants from around the world joined the Official Closing ceremony of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 at the Palace of...

UNWTO appoints First Lady of Iceland as Special Ambassador for Tourism and the SDGs

H.E. Ms. Eliza Jean Reid, First Lady of Iceland has been nominated as Special Ambassador for Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The...

UNWTO promotes the role of media as advocates of wildlife tourism

Nearly 30 journalists have convened in Kasane, Botswana to debate the role of the media in advocating sustainable tourism and wildlife conservation as its...

Unlocking the potential of tourism and culture for development

Strengthening cooperation between the tourism and culture sectors to boost prosperity and enhance heritage protection is the topic of the 2nd Global Conference on...

African tourism leaders debate the role of the sector as a tool for inclusive growth and community engagement

The potential of Tourism in poverty alleviation and to induce transformative change has been addressed in Lusaka, capital city of Zambia, in the World...

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