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Press Release
09 Aug 18
Belarus strengthens contribution to global goal of safe and seamless travel
UNWTO supports the decision of the Government of Belarus, through which visitors from 74 states now enjoy visa-free entry at Minsk National Airport and visa-free stay in Belarus for up to 30 days....
Press Release
01 Aug 18
UNWTO: Laying out a Sustainable Future for Urban Tourism
The Summit, the first of its kind in North-East Asia, is designed to encourage new strategic approaches to the challenge of a growing tourism sector and its impact on urban destinations, through...
Press Release
19 Jul 18
Tourism and Construction have Power to Lead Move to Sustainable Economies
Tourism and construction are part of the overall economic value chain. Best practices in circular economy thinking that can help these large economic sectors shift to sustainable consumption and...
Press Release
27 Jun 18
Fostering Smart Destination Development
“Technology helps us to better manage our social, cultural and environmental impacts. And if well managed, tourism can act as an agent of positive change for more sustainable lifestyles, destinations...
Press Release
05 Mar 18
UNWTO/Chimelong Initiative on Wildlife and Tourism launches Media Award
The UNWTO/Chimelong Media Award seeks to recognize the most committed and original purveyors of news and stories related to wildlife conservation and tourism. “The engagement of media is as...