Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1,7 trillion in 2018, a four percent increase in real terms over 2017, a new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) shows.
Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory which is located in the city of La Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading tourism destination.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) have launched a new set of guidelines to help destinations benefit from the growing interest in gastronomic tourism. The joint initiative was presented at the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in San Sebastian, Spain.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), together with the European Travel Commission (ETC) launched a new report on health tourism. Part of their joint research programme, the study is the first attempt to set a coherent conceptualisation of health tourism and define the motivations behind travellers looking for health-related services.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has partnered with one of its newest affiliate members, real-world games developer Niantic, to enhance global tourism through the use of mobile augmented reality game experiences.
Innovation, traveller demand for diverse and authentic experiences in cities, and urban tourism governance models will be the central themes of the UNWTO Conference on City Breaks: Creating Innovative Experiences, to be held in Valladolid, Spain, in October 15-16.
A new World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) report aims to help manage growing urban tourism flows and their impact on cities and residents. ‘Overtourism’? Understanding and managing urban tourism growth beyond perceptions’, was launched during the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism, in Seoul, Republic of Korea, September 16 - 19.
Qatar has become the most open country in the Middle East and the eighth most open in the world in terms of visa facilitation, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
Vynn Capital, a South-East Asia-based early-stage venture capital firm, and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) jointly announced a strategic partnership to promote South-East Asia’s tourism sector by facilitating entrepreneurship and innovation.
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Sustainable Buildings and Construction Programme of the One Planet Network recently addressed tourism and construction’s key roles in a circular economy framework that supports sustainable development.