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International tourist arrivals grow 6% during first six months this year

INTERNATIONAL TOURIST ARRIVALS GROW 6% DURING FIRST SIX MONTHS THIS YEAR

As per the UNWTO's latest barometer, international tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first six months of this year after a record-breaking...

Thailand beats every other Asian country regarding tourism spending

THAILAND BEATS EVERY OTHER ASIAN COUNTRY REGARDING TOURISM SPENDING

According to a visualization of recent UNWTO data by HowMuch, a financial literacy and infographics agency, Thailand surpasses every...

 
 
 
UNWTO latest barometer says international arrivals grew by 6% during first six months of this year

UNWTO LATEST BAROMETER SAYS INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS GREW BY 6% DURING FIRST SIX MONTHS OF THIS YEAR

According to the UNWTO's latest barometer, international tourist arrivals grew by 6 percent in the first six months of this year after...

Tourism Enters the Global Innovation Agenda

TOURISM ENTERS THE GLOBAL INNOVATION AGENDA

The first edition of the 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition, organized by the World Tourism Organization in partnership with Globalia,...

 
 
 
Secretary-General Tours Asia Reinforcing Tourism for Development

SECRETARY-GENERAL TOURS ASIA REINFORCING TOURISM FOR DEVELOPMENT

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization , Zurab Pololikashvili, visited East Asia last month to enhance political recognition...

Secretary-General of the United Nations delivers his message on World Tourism Day

SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS DELIVERS HIS MESSAGE ON WORLD TOURISM DAY

In his message for the World Tourism Day, Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres said that the wide reach of tourism...

 
 
 
Digital Transformation & Innovation Take Spotlight on World Tourism Day 2018

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION & INNOVATION TAKE SPOTLIGHT ON WORLD TOURISM DAY 2018

World Tourism Day 2018 was observed in Budapest, Hungary yesterday with the official celebration focusing on the digital transformation...

Sustainable tourism awareness - SPTO holds first media roundtable session in Suva

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AWARENESS - SPTO HOLDS FIRST MEDIA ROUNDTABLE SESSION IN SUVA

Sustainable tourism might be a new phrase to many people, just like climate change a few years ago. The UNWTO defines sustainable tourism...

 
 
 
Seoul Hosts the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism

SEOUL HOSTS THE 7TH UNWTO GLOBAL SUMMIT ON URBAN TOURISM

The Seoul Metropolitan Government and the World Tourism Organization co-hosted the UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism at The Shilla...

Mexico at number 6 climbs two places in global ranking for international tourism in 2017

MEXICO AT NUMBER 6 CLIMBS TWO PLACES IN GLOBAL RANKING FOR INTERNATIONAL TOURISM IN 2017

At No. 6, Mexico went up by two places in the world ranking for international tourism last year, as announced by the UNWTO. Mexico...

 
 
 
Annual UNWTO report 2018 highlights tourism trends from around the world

ANNUAL UNWTO REPORT 2018 HIGHLIGHTS TOURISM TRENDS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

The UNWTO releases an annual report on global travel and tourism, and the 2018 edition has just come out. The report highlights tourism...

UNWTO: Chinese tourists biggest spenders in the world

UNWTO: CHINESE TOURISTS BIGGEST SPENDERS IN THE WORLD

China “continues to lead global outbound travel,” as per a report that was published by the United Nations World Tourism Organization...

 
 
 
Mr. Ngwira joins as member of African Tourism Board

MR. NGWIRA JOINS AS MEMBER OF AFRICAN TOURISM BOARD

For Zambia, tourism is of top priority. The country has the ‎First Vice-Chair for the UNWTO Executive Council and now has a new board...

World Tourism Day Places Focus on Innovation & Digital Transformation

WORLD TOURISM DAY PLACES FOCUS ON INNOVATION & DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

World Tourism Day, celebrated every 27 September around the world, is a unique opportunity to raise awareness on tourism's actual and...

 
 
 
France, US and Spain rank as top 3 global travel destinations

FRANCE, US AND SPAIN RANK AS TOP 3 GLOBAL TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

People around the world are traveling more. There were 1.2 billion international tourism arrivals in 2016, according to statistics...

Sustainable tourism the key focus of UNWTO meeting in Fiji

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM THE KEY FOCUS OF UNWTO MEETING IN FIJI

The United Nation's World Tourism Organization held its 30th Joint Commissions Meeting in Nadi, Fiji's third largest city with keen...

 
 
 
Tourism Expo Japan this year will be held in Tokyo in September

TOURISM EXPO JAPAN THIS YEAR WILL BE HELD IN TOKYO IN SEPTEMBER

In association with the UNWTO, Tourism EXPO Japan 2018 will launch a Ministerial Round Table on the first day of the EXPO, inviting...

Lagos will play a pivotal role in promotion of new tourism destinations globally

LAGOS WILL PLAY A PIVOTAL ROLE IN PROMOTION OF NEW TOURISM DESTINATIONS GLOBALLY

The UNWTO has disclosed that Lagos, a megacity of more than 24 million people, will play an important role in promoting new tourism...

 
 
 
Greek tourism ministry prepares a new legal framework for thematic tourism activities

GREEK TOURISM MINISTRY PREPARES A NEW LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR THEMATIC TOURISM ACTIVITIES

The Greek Tourism Ministry has prepared a new legal framework for thematic tourism activities, based on the guidelines of the UNWTO,...

4th UNWTO Forum on Gastronomy Tourism held in Bangkok

4TH UNWTO FORUM ON GASTRONOMY TOURISM HELD IN BANGKOK

The 4th UNWTO Forum on Gastronomy Tourism started in Bangkok yesterday, and it attracted a record 475 delegates from 52 countries and...