May 9, 2016

International visitor number rises to 1.2 billion in 2015: UNWTO

Rising rapidly against all odds, international tourism once again proved to be the fastest growing industry. According to United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) latest report, […]
February 10, 2016

Shopping Tourism, key for destination marketing

“One of the most used tools in the promotion of destinations” this is how Shopping Tourism was described at the opening of the 2ndConference on this […]
February 8, 2016

Accessible tourism: a right and a business opportunity

With the objective of highlighting the best accessibility practices that the private sector has implemented,  the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) organized, in cooperation with the ONCE […]
January 28, 2016

International tourist arrivals up 4% reach a record 1.2 billion in 2015

International tourist arrivals grew by 4.4% in 2015 to reach a total of 1,184 million in 2015, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Some […]
January 25, 2016

Visa openness levels continue to progress

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has been long advocating for the need to advance travel faciliation as a means to promote tourism development and multiply its […]
December 4, 2015

Travel Security: UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai speaks for the international tourism community

eTN reached out to Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to comment on the current war against the largest industry […]
November 13, 2015

UNWTO Ministers Summit in London

Ministers of Tourism and private sector leaders meeting at the 9th UNWTO & World Travel Market (WTM) Ministers’ Summit agreed that destination branding and the way […]
November 5, 2015

UNWTO and the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) partner to foster inclusive and sustainable tourism

UNWTO and the EBRD have signed an agreement to work jointly in promoting inclusive and sustainable tourism as a driver of socio-economic growth. Advancing resource efficiency […]
November 2, 2015

International tourist arrivals up 4% driven by strong results in Europe

International tourist arrivals grew by 4.3% in the first eight months of 2015 according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, fuelled by strong results in […]