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September 23, 2018

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CTO helps Dominica prepare to cope with the impact of climate change

~ A two-day climate sensitisation and disaster risk management workshop was part of a series of training programmes being conducted by the organisation in that member country ~ The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, has been working closely with its member country, Dominica, to be better able to plan for, withstand

Child Prostitution in Malaysia: A Haven for Human Trafficking generating Tourism Revenue

Is Child abuse through Tourism part of “Malaysia Truly Asia” ?  Tourism is big business in Malaysia. Abusing children is more lucrative than exploiting adults in the travel and tourism industry. According to Child Rights International Network,  Malaysia is a Haven for Child Prostitution. Child Protection may no longer be a priority for UNWTO after Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili

Tourism and Construction have Power to Lead Move to Sustainable Economies

Madrid, Spain, 19 July 2018 – From infrastructure and communication to food production and transport, tourism and construction play key roles in a circular economy framework that supports sustainable development. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), together with the Sustainable Buildings and Construction Programme of the One Planet Network, addressed this challenge during the United Nations

Carol Weaving, Managing Director of Reed Exhibition: A new Board Member of the African Tourism Board

The World Travel Market is only major travel trade event under the brand of Reed Exhibition. The newly founded African Tourism Board has a new Board member. Carol Weaving, managing director of Reed Exhibition, the world’s largest and most respected exhibition company joined the African Tourism Board as a Board member. “The African Tourism Board

Tourism: China will show the way on climate resilient

“The Paris clock keeps ticking and we need bold imaginative actions to respond” Professor Geoffrey Lipman said in his keynote remarks. “The China Summer Tourism Program exactly meets that need, encouraging travel to areas like Jilin, where climate extremes are less intensive and where local populations will benefit from the economic uplift. At the same

WTTC congratulates the EU on the adoption of the new European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS)

EU on the adoption of the new European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS), a pre-authorization system which allows the EU to know who is entering the EU, from where and if they pose a risk to EU security. When ETIAS comes into operation, all visa-exempt third-country nationals who plan to travel to the Schengen

Fiona Jeffrey OBE new Chair of ATTA

Fiona Jeffery OBE has been appointed new Chair of the African Travel & Tourism Association (Atta), succeeding former chair Julian Edmunds. Fiona has served on the Atta board for four years as Industry Relations Director, and has had a long and accomplished career in the travel and tourism industry. Responsible for World Travel Market (WTM)

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