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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...
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
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...
22 Apr 16
UNWTO/RETOSA Joint Programme for Regional Capacity Building in Southern Africa on Tourism Statistics and Tourism Satellite Accounts
Since 2012, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA) have collaborated in the organization of a series of workshops aimed at providing...
08 Mar 16
Kartong Ecotourism Project Successfully Completed
The Kartong Ecotourism project has recently been completed in the Gambia, after eighteen months of implementation, thanks to the EuropaMundo Foundation’s funds. The project has been executed in close...
18 Jan 16
Press Release
International tourist arrivals up 4% reach a record 1.2 billion in 2015
2015 marks the 6th consecutive year of above-average growth, with international arrivals increasing by 4% or more every year since the post-crisis year of 2010. “International tourism reached new...

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