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Greece-based Sports Tourism Body for Peace Gains International Attention

The Greece-based International Sports and Tourism Organization for Peace & Prosperity has already attracted the interest of bodies from around the world.

Greece Sets Up Tourism Body for Peace and Prosperity through Sport

Greece will be the home of a newly set-up goodwill organization aiming to promote peace and understanding through the values of sport and hospitality.

Lebanon Seeks to Learn from Greek Tourism ‘Success Story’

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura outlined the policies implemented for the upgrade of Greece's tourism product and services, during her recent visit to Lebanon.

Greece’s Tourism Success will Continue, Says Minister

The success of Greek tourism will continue, following the unprecedented development of the last four years, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Tourism Elite to Discuss Greece at ‘Next is Now’ Forum in Athens

Key international tourism figures and Greek sector professionals will come together in Athens to analyze the role that tourism should play in reconstructing the Greek economy.

WTFL 2018: Tourism with a Future in Hands of Local Communities, PPPs

The need for tourism policies that will include local communities and private participation was the conclusion of the WTFL Think Tank 2018.

Greece Welcomes Global Tourism Leaders for WTFL Think Tank 2018

Global leaders in tourism will be in Greece during March 2-3, to attend the 6th World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) Think Tank at Costa Navarino.

New UNWTO Chief Sets Priorities for Tourism

Adapting the tourism sector to new challenges including safety, employment and natural resources are the priorities set by the new UNWTO Secretary General, Zurab Pololikashvili.

Sustainable Tourism: UNWTO Announces Roadmap Towards 2030

The UNWTO has announced a roadmap for advancing the contribution of tourism towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

UNWTO/WTM: Tourism Protests are a ‘Wake-up Call’ for Destinations

The tourism industry must act now to tackle overtourism, UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai underlined while speaking at the WTM London 2017.

Kountoura to Discuss ‘Overtourism’ at 2017 UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will discuss the challenges of "overtourism" at the UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit at WTM London.

UNWTO Marks World Tourism Day 2017 with Travelers’ Competition

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched a travelers’ competition to mark World Tourism Day on September 27, 2017.

UNWTO: Code of Ethics for Tourism Becomes International Convention

The Code of Ethics for Tourism, the main policy document of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), has been transformed into an international convention in order to reinforce its effectiveness.

Over 1,300 delegates Attend 22nd UNWTO General Assembly in Chengdu, China

More than 1,300 delegates from over 130 countries attended the opening of the 22nd session of the UNWTO General Assembly in Chengdu, China, on September 13.

UNWTO to Address Impacts of Hurricane Irma at Special Meeting

The UNWTO is conveying a special meeting to address the impacts of Hurricane Irma, on the occasion of its upcoming 22nd General Assembly.

UNWTO: Int’l Tourism Sees Strongest Half-year Results Since 2010

Destinations worldwide welcomed 598 million international tourists in the first six months of 2017, some 36 million more than in the same period of 2016.

UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit to Debate ‘Overtourism’

The UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit will debate the so-called ‘overtourism’ at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) London on Tuesday, November 7.

UNWTO Launches ‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ Campaign

The UNWTO has launched a consumer-oriented campaign to raise awareness of the value and contribution that sustainable tourism can make towards development.

‘World Tourism Day 2017’ to Focus on Sustainable Tourism

This year’s World Tourism Day, held on September 27, will be focused on Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development, the UNWTO has announced.

UNWTO: Europe Sees Int’l Arrivals Rebound in January-April 2017

International arrivals in Europe rebounded in January-April after mixed results last year and increased by 6%, according to the UNWTO.