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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.

UNWTO Report: Action on Sustainability in Tourism Needs Extra Push

The UNWTO has released a report that provides recommendations on how to use tourism as an effective means for achieving sustainable development.

UNWTO: Five Pillars to Boost Tourism Sector

Aiming to boost tourism development, the UNWTO will focus on five pillars during the period 2018-2019, with special attention towards scaling up innovation and digitalization in the sector.

Greece and UNWTO Sign Agreement for Int’l Meeting on Silk Road Tourism in Thessaloniki

The UNWTO has signed an agreement with the Greek government to co-organize the 8th International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, which will take place in October in Thessaloniki.

UNWTO Joins Ministers’ Call on G20 Leaders to Prioritize Tourism

The UNWTO called on world leaders to consider including tourism in their agenda, during the 8th Meeting of Tourism Ministers of the G20 Economies.

UNWTO Partners with FC Barcelona in Areas of Tourism and Sports

The UNWTO and FC Barcelona have signed an agreement, opening the path to their collaboration in the areas of tourism and sports.

UNWTO Appoints Footballer Messi as Ambassador for Responsible Tourism

The United Nations World Tourism Organization has appointed professional footballer Lionel Messi as UNWTO Ambassador for Responsible Tourism.

Greece’s Winter Tourism Prospects Presented at UNWTO Congress

Greece's policy for winter tourism was presented to experts attending the UNWTO's 10th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.