On the 50th anniversary of ITB Berlin, UNWTO’s activities at the fair will focus on the development of the Silk Road and the World Tourism Network on Child Protection. ITB will take place on 9-13 March. One of the major events organized by UNWTO at ITB Berlin will be the 6th UNWTO Silk Road Ministers’
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UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, has expressed the Organizations’ full confidence in the recovery of tourism in Egypt during a recent visit to the country. On the occasion, Mr. Rifai met with Egypt’s President, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, in the presence of the Egyptian Minister of Tourism, Hisham Zaazou. The President reiterated his full support to the
After the publication of the article (to discover here) where we stated possible competitors for the succession of Taleb Rifaï at the post of General Secretary of the World Tourism Organization- UNWTO, we had Alain St Ange’s quoted in the article. Minister, according to some publications you are a possible successor to Taleb Rifaï at
Secretary General Taleb Rifai has been a dependable fixture with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for nearly a decade. When you hear the title of UNWTO Secretary General, his name and face automatically comes to mind. Taleb became the Secretary General in March 2009, serving before that as the Deputy Secretary General of
Discussing the challenges and opportunities in snow and mountain tourism as well as evaluating new business models and the need to incorporate innovative and sustainable practices are the main objectives of the 9th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism. The event, organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of Andorra, will
UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, expressed today, on the behalf of UNWTO, his deep sadness at the passing of Mr Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Secretary-General of the United Nations between 1992 and 1996.
Following the declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO) of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 1 February 2016 on the Zika virus, UNWTO recalls that according to WHO there should be no restrictions on travel with the affected areas and that the following travel measures should be observed: WHO statement on the