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Archives for March 2016

ST-EP International Organization: Zambia ambassador was at the signing ceremony

In 2013, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNTWO) General Assembly unanimously approved the proposal that the UNWTO ST-EP (Sustainable Tourism for Eliminating Poverty) Foundation to become an independent international organization headquartered in Seoul, Korea. The project was endorsed by the 156 UNWTO Member States including Zambia. Ambassador Mumba Kapumpa, SC represented Zambia at the

Zimbabwe moving to secure the next UNWTO Secretary General position

Zimbabwe’s  minister of Tourism H.E. Walter Mzembi is trying to secure his move to become the next Secretary General of the UNWTO (United Nation World Tourism Organization) The 7th meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) of ministers responsible for Tourism was held in Gaborone, Botswana  next week, March 14-15, 2016. The Council endorsed

2050 No-Carbon-Aviation “Moon-shot” for Green Growth

Brussels / Hawaii / Seychelles – In a Keynote address to the CAPA Aviation Summit, Professor Geoffrey Lipman,President of ICTP (International Coalition of Tourism Partners), focused on what he called “the new Global Sustainability Agenda”, the existential nature of Climate Change and a long-term vision of no-carbon aviation. He referenced connected 2015 Heads of State Summits on Development

Swedish private sector commits to the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism

Visita and Svensk Turism AB have become the latest private sector signatories to the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics. The signature of the commitment to the Code took place on the occasion of Sweden’s Hospitality Industry Congress, held in Gothenburg (17 March 2016).  By adhering to the Code, the private sector signatories commit to respect its

UNWTO deeply saddened by FlyDubai crash

MADRID, Spain – UNWTO is deeply saddened by the news of the accident of Flydubai flight FZ981 in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don. On behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO expresses its sympathies and condolences to the families and friends of the victims. “It was with great sorrow that we heard the news

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