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UNWTO Launches 2nd Global Tourism Startup Competition

The World Tourism Organization and Spanish tourism group Globalia have launched the second edition of the UNWTO Global Tourism Startup Competition.

WTM London will Once Again Show that #IdeasArriveHere

WTM London will once again host a series of high-profile industry conferences and seminars, as part of its #IdeasArriveHere concept.

UNWTO Announces Global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

The 1st UNWTO Sports Tourism Start-up Competition, designed to identify projects and innovations that can transform the sports tourism sector in the near future, has launched.

International Tourism Numbers on the Rise, Says UNWTO

International tourism continues to perform strongly worldwide fuelled by a positive economy, increased air capacity and visa facilitation, according to the UNWTO.

Promoting Greece High on Tourism Minister’s ITB Berlin Agenda

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will attend the ITB Berlin 2019 trade show with a full agenda that includes her participation in major industry events to represent Greece.

Malaysia to Kick off ITB Berlin 2019 with Dance, Music Performances

The opening ceremony of ITB Berlin on March 5 will include leading names in politics and tourism and a spectacular dance and music show by Malaysia, the expo's partner country.

UNWTO Praises Greece for 2018 Record Tourism Results

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has applauded the Greek Tourism Ministry and Minister Elena Kountoura for Greece's "record results" in 2018.

Greece Sees ‘Impressive’ 43.2% Increase of Tourists from Spain in 2018

Greece in 2018 saw an "impressive" rise in arrivals from Spain by 43.2 percent to 255,883, compared to 2017, according to the GNTO.

UNWTO Poll Says Residents Must Be Part of Urban Tourism Planning

City tourism must go hand in hand with residents’ needs and lifestyles, according to the findings of a study conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS research firm.

UNWTO: 2018 Second Strongest Year for Tourism Since 2010

International tourist arrivals grew 6 percent in 2018 to 1.4 billion, proving to be the second strongest year since 2010, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Cultural Tourism Key to Sustaining Communities, Safeguarding Heritage

A clear and strong link between tourism, culture and local community stakeholders is essential, according to the UNWTO and UNESCO.

UNWTO/ETC: The Gulf is a Growing Source Market for European Tourism

Tourists from the Gulf constitute a fast-growing market with the potential to make a significant contribution to European tourism, says a UNWTO and ETC report.

UNWTO Invites Ideas for 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Contest

The World Tourism Organization is inviting startup companies to submit their ideas for its 1st UNWTO Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition.

UNWTO Looking to Help Greece Attract More Tourism Investments

Greece and the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have decided to join forces and attract more tourism investments to the country.

PATA: Greece Doing Good Job in Attracting Tourists from Asia

Greece is doing a good job in attracting tourists from Asia, according to the CEO of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Dr Mario Hardy.

Greece Keen on Developing Tourism Along the Silk Road

Collective action is essential for the idea of Silk Road Tourism to soon become a reality, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

UNWTO Says Greece a Showcase for its Tourism Success

UNWTO Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili referred to Greece's tourism strategy as an example for other countries to follow.

International Tourism Maintains Strong Momentum in H1 2018

International tourist arrivals grew by 6 percent in the first six months of 2018 after a record year of growth in 2017, according to UNWTO’s latest barometer.

Tourism and Education: UNWTO Signs MoU with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

The UNWTO is looking to collaborate with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and benefit from its skills, knowledge and experience for tourism.

Greece Ready to Host UNWTO Int’l Meeting on Silk Road Tourism – October 10-12

Thessaloniki, Greece, in October will host the 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, a high level event attended by over 25 Silk Road countries.