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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 2010Middle 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% increase, in …

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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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UNWTO/ETC Report: Outbound Tourism Spending from the Gulf is Six Times the Global Average

Nepalayatimes Spain – A new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the European Travel Commission (ETC) shows that outbound tourism from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – comprising six countries of the Arabian peninsula – has grown strongly in recent years, with international tourism expenditure surpassing USD 60 billion in 2017. ‘The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Outbound Travel …

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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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