Events

Mon 17 Apr 2017 2017 Training Programme for UNWTO Sustainable Tourism Observatories in China - Zhangjiajie - China
Wed 18 Jan 2017 Committee on Tourism and Sustainability (CTS) – Public Meeting - Madrid - Spain
Wed 18 Jan 2017 FITUR 2017 - Madrid - Spain

Latest news

21 Feb 17
Press Release
Innovation, technology and sustainability - pillars of Smart Destinations
‘Smart destinations’ are key to sustainable development and contribute not only to advances in the tourism sector but also in societies at large. The use of technological solutions contributes...
19 Jan 17
Press Release
International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 kicks off
Co-presented by Max Forster, CNN, and Raquel Martínez, RTVE, the event underlined the immense socio-economic opportunities brought by the sector to all societies as well as its power to advocate for...
18 Jan 17
Press Release
The World Tourism Organization begins the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
The event, held in the El Pardo Palace in Madrid, Spain, was attended by the Prime Minister of Georgia, the Vice-President of Honduras, more than 40 tourism ministers and other senior officials from...
04 Jan 17
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FITUR 2017: UNWTO with a focus on sustainability and tourism in Africa and in the MENA region
UNWTO has prepared a number of events to be held at FITUR, starting with the presentation of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017. Also on January 18 the 13th Edition of...
03 Jan 17
Press Release
The Year Ahead: harnessing the power of tourism to build a better world
I have seen increasing commitment from the international community, with many countries realizing the potential for tourism to become a pillar of their development. This commitment is attested to by...
29 Dec 16
Press Release
2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
The United Nations General Assembly declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development recalling the potential of tourism to advance the universal 2030 Agenda for...
09 Dec 16
Press Release
University of South Florida’s Patel College of Global Sustainability, the newest member of the UNWTO International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories
The observatory is the first sustainable tourism observatory in the United States and will be working with a total of 16 communities within the two counties, aiming at providing policy makers and...