#UNWTO News Updates Edition 5

UN Tourism News

– Edition #5 – October 08th 2019 –

World Tourism Day 2019 Celebrates Tourism and Jobs: A Better Future For All


World Tourism Day 2019 Celebrates “Tourism and Jobs: A Better Future For All”

Tourism’s potential to build a “better future for all” is the central message of World Tourism Day 2019, which has been officially celebrated at a high-level summit in New Delhi. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, was joined by World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili to mark the global observation day aimed at raising awareness of the tourism sector’s social, cultural and economic value and its unique contribution to the Sustainable Development Agenda.

New Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory joins the UNWTO Observatory NETWORK (INSTO)
New Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory joins the UNWTO Observatory NETWORK (INSTO)
Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory, has officially become the latest member of the World Tourism Organization’s International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO).
New data from UNWTO shows international tourist arrivals grew by 4% during first 6 months of the year
Finalists of the 1st Global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition announced

The UNWTO in collaboration with FC Barcelona’s Barça Innovation Hub, and with the support of the Qatar National Tourism Council have announced the finalists and semi-finalists of the 1st Sports Tourism Startup Competition.

Iberia and the World Tourism Organization Team Up for Sustainable Tourism


Iberia and the World Tourism Organization Team Up for Sustainable Tourism

The agreement signed between the two organizations will serve as a cooperation framework for the achievement of the goals and targets established in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

New Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory joins the UNWTO Observatory NETWORK (INSTO)
UNWTO and Globalia launch the 2nd Global Tourism Start-up Competition

UNWTO has joined Globalia, a leading tourism group in Spain and Latin America, to launch the second edition of the UNWTO Global Tourism Start-up Competition.
EBRD and UNWTO team up to promote inclusive tourism and achieve Sustainable Development Goals
EBRD and UNWTO team up to promote inclusive tourism and achieve Sustainable Development Goals
The EBRD and the UNWTO are joining forces to strengthen sustainable and inclusive tourism as a tool for achieving growth and development.
USA Moves Closer to World Tourism Organization With Landmark Meeting


USA Moves Closer to World Tourism Organization With Landmark Meeting

A high-level delegation from the United States Department of State has met with head of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) as the country moves closer to rejoining the United Nations specialized agency for tourism.

New data from UNWTO shows international tourist arrivals grew by 4% during first 6 months of the year
Global tourism keeps growing during first half of 2019
New data from UNWTO shows international tourist arrivals grew by 4% during first 6 months of the year
New data from UNWTO shows international tourist arrivals grew by 4% during first 6 months of the year
Encouraging Sustainable and Inclusive Tourism
By Sir Suma Chakrabarti, EBRD President and Zurab Pololikashvili, UNWTO Secretary-General

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