The UNWTO Technical Cooperation and Services dedicates itself to meet the specific needs of the Member States and to support them in their efforts to develop and promote the tourism industry as an engine for socio-economic growth and poverty alleviation through the creation of employment.

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27 Jul 17
UNWTO Supports Jordan's Tourism Awareness Initiative in International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with the National Aviation and Tourism Academy of Jordan, and under the endorsement of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (MOTA...
07 Jul 17
ST-EP Project on Ecotourism Promotion in Northern Cambodia Completed Successfully
UNWTO recently completed activities of a ST-EP project on community-based ecotourism  in Preah Rumkel and Borey Osvay, two villages in northern Cambodia along the Mekong River. The project was...
12 Jun 17
A Series of Hospitality Training Programme Completed for Youth and Women in Victoria Falls
Within the framework of a ST-EP project in Zimbabwe, a series of training seminars were successfully completed in Victoria Falls addressing topics such as tour guiding, food and beverage services,...
09 Jun 17
Strengthening of Tourism Statistical Systems and Development of Tourism Satellite Accounts for the Gulf Cooperation Council Member States
The new vision of the Statistical Centre for the Cooperation Council for the Arab Countries of the Gulf (GCC-STAT) aims to prepare Strategic Planning and Road Maps for Development to 2020 for 11...
Press Release
22 May 17
On the International Day for Biological Diversity UNWTO announces a training on tourism and biodiversity in West and Central Africa
The programme will build on previous tourism and biodiversity seminars that UNWTO successfully delivered in The Gambia, Ghana, and Tanzania and will address biodiversity conservation and...
Press Release
12 May 17
105th UNWTO Executive Council meeting concludes in Madrid
The Executive Council, attended by some 250 representatives from 59 countries, focused on these priorities as well as on the UNWTO programme of work for 2018-2019 and the agenda of the International...
Press Release
12 May 17
UNWTO Executive Council recommends Zurab Pololikashvili for Secretary-General for the period 2018-2021
The candidature of Zurab Pololikashvili was presented by his country, Georgia, in accordance with the UNWTO statutes. The recommendation of the UNWTO Executive Council will be submitted to the...