News

1 May 2012 Developing service and quality standards in Ethiopia’s hospitality sector
10 February 2012 UNWTO partners with Ethiopia for the development of Tourism Statistics
10 February 2012 UNWTO supports South Africa for the development of its System of Tourism Statistics and Tourism Satellite Account
25 January 2012 UNWTO Supports Rural Tourism Entrepreneurship in Serbia
20 January 2012 Updating Ghana's National Tourism Master Plan
16 December 2011 UNWTO and RETOSA hold joint Workshop on Tourism Statistics in Victoria Falls
26 October 2011 UN partners help least developed countries take steps towards more effective tourism development
Eight of the world’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs) have begun to assess their tourism development needs and pinpoint relevant funding sources at a workshop held by the United Nations Steering Committee on Tourism for Development (SCTD) (Geneva, Switzerland, 18-20 October).
14 October 2011 19th General Assembly closes with pledge to strengthen UNWTO
  The over 600 representatives from UNWTO’s Members States and Affiliate Members attending the 19th session of the UNWTO General Assembly have unanimously adopted proposed reforms in the Organization, allowing it to become more responsive, efficient and relevant in the face of current and future challenges (Gyeongju, Republic of Korea, 10-13 October 2011).
11 October 2011 Tourism vital for achieving global development objectives - tourism ministers and UN
Tourism ministers and top United Nations officials have stressed the importance of tourism in reaching the social and economic development targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and contributing to a more sustainable future (10 October, Gyeongju, Republic of Korea).
30 September 2011 UNWTO and State of Punjab (India) Further Strengthen Technical Cooperation