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UNWTO Invites Submissions For Climate & Tourism

Friday, 7 September 2007, 12:14 am | World Tourism Organization

The "Climate and Tourism Information Exchange Service" created by UNWTO is a new resource to serve as a dynamic display for data, studies, policy papers, videos and other material related to tourism and climate change. More >>

Tourism Can Contribute To Climate Change Solutions

Friday, 3 August 2007, 2:06 pm | World Tourism Organization

The UN General Assembly meeting this week and the high-level meeting coming up when the new Assembly session starts in September are critically important in the development of a global position on climate change. More >>

Tourism Vs. Avian Flu Defences, Simulation

Wednesday, 1 August 2007, 11:10 am | World Tourism Organization

The second UNWTO regional Avian and Human Influenza Simulation was actively supported by the government of Indonesia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. It attracted 70 participants from more than 15 countries. More >>

Climate Change and Tourism Summit

Wednesday, 18 July 2007, 9:49 am | World Tourism Organization

UNWTO will hold the Second International Conference on Climate Change and Tourism in Davos, Switzerland, from 1-3 October 2007. The Conference is organized together with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and supported by the World Economic ... More >>

Africa - The Fastest Growing Region

Wednesday, 22 November 2006, 12:09 am | World Tourism Organization

In 2006, Africa will be for the second consecutive year the fastest-growing region in international tourist arrivals, UNWTO has supported the development of African tourism destinations as a means to contribute to the economic and social development. More >>

Marriott Supports UNWTO Global Code of Ethics

Wednesday, 8 November 2006, 11:27 am | World Tourism Organization

UNWTO is committed to helping to protect children from sexual abuse. At the start of World Travel Market 2006 in London, the Task Force to Protect Children from Sexual Exploitation in Tourism met to discuss the involvement of the tourism industry in ... More >>