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International Tourist Arrivals to Grow 3 to 4 Percent in 2019

International Tourist Arrivals to Grow 3 to 4 Percent in 2019

NepalayatimesSpain –UNWTO has forcasted International Tourist Arrivals 2019 to grow 3% to 4% next year, more in line with historic growth trends. is assumed on the based on current trends, economic prospects, and the UNWTO Confidence Index. International Tourist Arrivals to Grow 3 to 4 Percent in 2019 As a general backdrop, the stability of fuel prices tends to translate into …

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UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural Tourism Sustains Communities and Living Heritage

Nepalayatimes Spain – The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) concluded today in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants declared their support for cultural tourism as a driver for safeguarding living heritage, catalyzing creativity in cities, and spreading tourism’s socioeconomic benefits to all. A key …

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Harness Cultural Routes and Experiences for Competitive Tourism: UNWTO Congress

Nepalayatimes   Spain,– Organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Ministry of Tourism of Bulgaria, the Congress explored the role of national and regional public bodies in enhancing of historic routes, particularly across nations. It gathered Ministers from four continents, as well as public and private experts representing iconic cultural tourism routes including Route 66, the Way of …

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Community Involvement Needed in Cultural Tourism’s Digital Transformation: UNWTO

Nepalayatimes   Spain – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)’s International Seminar on Harnessing Cultural Tourism through Innovation and Technology and 40th Affiliate Members Plenary Session concluded with a renewed call for community participation in the development of cultural tourism using cutting-edge technologies (12-14 November 2018, Hamedan, Islamic Republic of Iran). Cultural and heritage attractions are key to tourism development in …

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Governments and Investors Share Knowledge on Tourism Technology at UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit

Nepalayatimes   United Kingdom – The UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit, held yesterday by World Travel Market and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), was well received by participants from government and the private sector for its more dynamic new format leading to more concrete takeaways around this year’s theme: Investment in Tourism Technology. This year, the UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit held at World …

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International Tourism Maintains Strong Momentum

Nepalayatimes Spain – According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)’s latest barometer, international tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first six months of 2018 after a record year of growth in 2017. All world regions enjoyed robust growth in tourist arrivals in January-June 2018. The increase was fuelled by strong demand from major source markets, supported by an upswing in …

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US honours Sunita Danuwar as ‘TIP Hero’

Agencies The report assesses governments around the world on their efforts to combat modern slavery and presents an updated, global look at the nature and scope of trafficking in persons. During the ceremony, Secretary Pompeo also honoured the State Department’s 2018 TIP Heroes, which includes Sunita Danuwar from Nepal. Danuwar is one of the only 10 anti-trafficking Tip Heroes selected …

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Canadian Parliament condemned USA attacks on PM Trudeau

Agencies   Ottawa – Canada’s House of Commons on Monday unanimously condemned the personal attacks on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by U.S. President Donald Trump and his surrogates as the famously polite nation simmered over the weekend broadsides by its U.S. ally. Lawmakers gave unanimous consent for a motion backing Canadian steel and aluminum, hit by U.S. tariffs, as well …

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