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UNWTO Elections: Secretary-General Candidates Confirmed

Seven candidates are in the running for the position of Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) for the period 2018-2021.

Zurab Pololikashvili Elected as New Secretary General of UNWTO

The Ambassador of Georgia to Spain Zurab Pololikashvili has been elected as the new Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Zurab Pololikashvili Appointed as UNWTO Secretary General for 2018-2021

Zurab Pololikashvili, current Ambassador of Georgia to Spain, Morocco, Algeria and Andorra, has been appointed Secretary General of the UNWTO for the 2018-2021 period.

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.

EU and China to Discuss Tourism and Culture Cooperation in Brussels

The 2018 EU-China Tourism Year initiative will be the focus of a cooperation summit at the European Parliament in Brussels on February 28.

UNWTO Bolsters Teamwork in Tourism with EU

The UNWTO and the European Parliament signed an agreement in Brussels towards the advancement of sustainable tourism across the EU.

Federal Chancellor Merkel to Open ITB Berlin 2018

Numerous celebrities will attend ITB Berlin 2018, with Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel due to hold a speech that will mark her opening of the trade show.

Greece Ready for ITB Berlin 2018 Tourism Expo

Between March 7-11, Greece will show its best at the ITB Berlin 2018, one of the world's leading travel and tourism trade shows.

Thessaloniki in Spotlight at UNWTO Silk Road Meeting at ITB 2018

Thessaloniki, northern Greece, was in the spotlight during the 8th UNWTO Silk Road Ministers’ Meeting held on the first day of the ITB Berlin 2018 travel trade show.