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Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda: UNWTO Leads Discussion

Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda: UNWTO Leads Discussion

Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda: UNWTO Leads Discussion – Nepalayatimes World Tourism Organization Leads Discussion on “Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda” at Aid for Trade Conference in Geneva Geneva – Tourism’s unique potential as a tool for driving the global sustainable development agenda has taken center stage at a special event hosted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) …

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Tourism: A Global Force For Growth And Development

Tourism: A Global Force For Growth And Development

Tourism: A Global Force For Growth And Development – UNWTO Executive Council meets in Baku– Nepalayatimes Tourism: A Global Force For Growth And Development Azerbaijan – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has met in Baku, Azerbaijan, for the 110th Session of its Executive Council (16-18 June). At the meeting, Member States endorsed the Organization’s progress and future plans, as outlined …

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First Asian Resilience Summit in Kathmandu

First Asian Resilience Summit in Kathmandu

First Asian Resilience Summit in KathmanduNepalayatimes Team First Asian Resilience Summit in Kathmandu Kathmandu – Nepal is hosting the first Asia Resilience Summit in Katmandu, Nepal on May 31, 2019. The two-day summit is co-hosted by the Nepal Tourism Board, the Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council (GTTRC), the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the United Nations World Tourism …

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UNWTO Secretary-General Visit Italy to Deepening Partnership

UNWTO Secretary-General Visit Italy to Deepening Partnership

Nepalayatimes/UNWTO Secretary-General Visit Italy to Deepening Partnership UNWTO Secretary-General Visit Italy to Deepening Partnership Rome – The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, has arrived in Rome to begin the first visit to Italy as head of the specialized agency of the United Nations. During the three-day trip, he will meet with H.E. Mr. Gian Marco Centinaio, …

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UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism: Job Creation and Entrepreneurship take Centre Stage UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism Spain – Around 500 participants from 90 countries are attending the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in the Spanish city of San Sebastian (2-3 May), hosted by the Basque Culinary Center (BCC). This year’s event centers on the contribution …

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ITB Berlin 2019: Tourism Offers Resilience in Uncertain Times

ITB Berlin 2019 Tourism Offers Resilience in Uncertain Times

Nepalayatimes/ITB Berlin 2019: Tourism Offers Resilience in Uncertain Times UNWTO Secretary-General Opens ITB Berlin 2019: Tourism Offers Resilience in Uncertain Times Berlin – Tourism’s coming of age puts the sector in a position of global responsibility to face up to challenges ranging from climate change to social inclusion. Furthermore, tourism’s growth, unlike almost any other economic sector, offers the economic …

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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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International Tourist Arrivals Reach 1.4 billion

International Tourist Arrivals Reach 1.4 billion

NepalayatimesInternational Tourist Arrivals Reach 1.4 billion Two Years Ahead of Forecasts 2018 totalled 1.4 billion international tourist arrivals (+6%), consolidating 2017 strong results and proving to be the second strongest year since 2010 Middle East (+10%) and Africa (+7%) grew above the world average while Asia and the Pacific and Europe grew at 6% For 2019, UNWTO forecasts a 3-4% …

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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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