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04 Aug 16
News
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
News
Workshop on Tourism Statistics and Tourism Satellite Account in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Following a request from the Government of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP),...
28 Jul 16
News
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
News
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
News
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...
19 May 16
Press Release
1st World Conference on Tourism for Development opens this week in Beijing
The conference is expected to bring together 1.000 public and private representatives from over 100 countries to discuss tourism’s role in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a...
05 May 16
News
Preparing a new Tourism Development Master Plan for Shandong Province, China
Building on the successful implementation of the Shandong Province Tourism Development Master Plan 2001-2010, and the Shandong Coastal Tourism Development Plan 2005-2025, both formulated by UNWTO and...

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