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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.

UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit to Focus on Tourism Technology

Cutting edge technology innovations will be shared during the 12th UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit that will take place during the WTM London 2018 in November.

UNWTO Releases Report to Help Cities Manage Impact of Tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a new report to help manage growing urban tourism flows and their impact on cities and residents.

Wine Tourism: An Approach to Sustainable Rural Development

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has called for wine tourism to be made part of national tourism and rural development policies.

UNWTO Launches Online Platform to Achieve SDGs Through Tourism

The UNWTO has launched the new "Tourism for SDGs" online platform to promote a greater engagement of the tourism sector with sustainable development.

UNWTO Encourages Travelers to Visit Greece

Aiming to support Greece following the devastating wildfires in the Attica region, the UNWTO is encouraging travelers to visit the country.

World Tourism Day 2018 to be Celebrated in Budapest, Hungary

The importance of digital technologies in tourism, providing opportunities for innovation, will be at the center of World Tourism Day 2018, to be celebrated in Budapest, Hungary on September 27.

Asia and Europe Lead Int’l Tourism Growth at Start of 2018

Growth of international tourist arrivals during the first four months of 2018 was led by Asia and Europe, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.