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05 Dec 16
Press Release
International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 garners support from the sector
The United Nations 70th General Assembly has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. In the context of the universal 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...
21 Sep 16
UNWTO Project to Help Strengthen Community-based Ecotourism Initiatives in Northeastern Cambodia
The UNWTO has launched a project in north-eastern Cambodia for the promotion of environmental conservation and community-based ecotourism (CBET) initiatives. The project is being implemented in...
04 Aug 16
Final Workshop on Experimental Tourism Satellite Accounts in countries of Southern Africa
Since 2012, the World Tourism Organiza6ion (UNWTO) and the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA) have collaborated in the organization of a series of workshops aimed at providing...
28 Jul 16
Workshop on Tourism Statistics and Tourism Satellite Account in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Following a request from the Government, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), organized a workshop on Tourism Statistics and...
28 Jul 16
Hotel Classification in Andorra, Seychelles and the Republic of Congo
Many UNWTO Member States have placed tourism as a priority in their national development agenda.  This has led to a significant increase in requests for UNWTO technical assistance in developing...
04 Jul 16
Improving Visitor Facilities and Services in Nzulezu Stilt Village in Ghana
In January 2016, UNWTO signed an agreement with the Korean Tourism Organization and the ST-EP Foundation for the implementation of a new ST-EP Project portfolio benefiting eight countries.Ghana is...
19 May 16
New ST-EP project supporting community-based tourism in Timor-Leste
UNWTO has launched a new ST-EP project in Timor-Leste to strengthen the marketing of community-based tourism in the country. The project is implemented with a generous contribution from the Korea...