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UN General Assembly: A good week to fight sexual exploitation of children

This has been another good week in moving forward on the Recommendations of Global Study on the Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism. These are the words by Dorothy Rozga Executive Director Ecpat International. A number of the sections of the Study raise concern about the sexual exploitation of children by UN peacekeepers

Tourism crimes! Volunteering and visiting Orphanages when traveling

It’s human trafficking, child abuse and a crime participants often don’t even know they are part of it. It happens in Myanmar, Nepal and other countries. An Australian adventure travel company has a strong stance on child protection and has just announced a new charitable partnership with Australia-based child protection charity Forget Me Not. This

Transcript: Walter Mzembi address to the UNWTO General Assembly

Minister of Tourism and Hospitality for Zimbabwe Dr. Walter Mzembi addressed the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Chengdu, China on Wednesday. This is a transcript of his presentation: Excellencies, Colleague Ministers, Ladies, and Gentlemen – Let me Congratulate the People’s Republic of China on its grand hosteship of the 22nd GA

22nd UNWTO General Assembly in China: a week of important achievements

The approval of the Chengdu Declaration on Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals, the adoption of the Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics and the appointment by consensus of Zurab Pololikashvili as Secretary-General for 2018-2021 were only some of the achievements of the 22nd session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), held

UNWTO and StudentMarketing join forces to underline relevance of student travel

Travel for study reasons is one of the segments that have resulted from the profound diversification of the tourism sector in the last years. With the aim of enforcing the uniqueness of this segment, the World Tourism Organization and StudentMarketing have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement in the framework of the 22nd session

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