Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni spoke about the challenges and opportunities arising from coastal and maritime tourism for European Union countries at a High-Level Conference held on 10 March at the Acropolis Museum in Athens.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have joined forces to promote a global campaign urging travellers to support the fight against a number...
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) recently launched the International Handbook on Tourism and Peace, providing a unique overview of tourism as a tool in peace building and reconciliation efforts.
On 28-30 May 2014, the 2nd UNWTO Global Knowledge Network Forum will gather in Anahuac, Mexico, to discuss innovation in tourism in recognition to its central role to further increase the sector’s contribution to sustainable development worldwide.
UNWTO and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have forged a new cooperation agreement consolidating efforts on sustainable tourism and the protection of natural and cultural heritage.
Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni joined tourism ministers from around the world and attended the seventh WTM & UNWTO Ministers’ Summit, held on 5 November, the second day of World Travel Market 2013.
With a 15 percent increase in tourism receipts, Greece was mentioned in the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer among the 25 largest international tourism earners that saw their receipts grow by double-digits for the first six to eight months of 2013.