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18 Nov 14
UNWTO Receives Award for Supporting Uganda Tourism
At the 39th Africa Travel Association (ATA) World Congress, held in Kampala, Uganda, the long-standing support of UNWTO to Uganda’s tourism industry was acknowledged through the granting of an award...
30 Oct 14
Project Formulation Mission for the Strategic Plan for Tourism Development in Cabo Verde
At the request of the Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Energy of Cabo Verde, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) fielded a mission to prepare a project proposal for the formulation of the...
24 Oct 14
Press Release
UN Day: Celebrating the UN Charter while recalling existing challenges
In his official message on the occasion of UN Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon underlined: “The United Nations is needed more than ever at this time of multiple crises. (…) At this critical...
17 Oct 14
Review of Star-grading System and Accommodation and Restaurant Sector in Côte d’Ivoire
The Government of Côte d’Ivoire approached the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to provide technical assistance in assessing their overall star grading programme as well as the status of their...
15 Oct 14
Review of Tourism Growth and Development Strategy for Namibia
The Government of Namibia has set itself the target to become one of the most competitive destinations in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2017. In its strive to achieve the goals set by the Government, the...

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