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Archives for April 2016

UNWTO Silk Road Task Force commits to work on joint marketing, training, infrastructure development and visa facilitation

The 6th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Meeting held in Urmia, Islamic Republic of Iran on 22-25 April 2016, agreed to advance joint marketing, training, infrastructure development and visa facilitation. The Meeting brought together representatives from 14 countries to discuss the key priorities for the Silk Road Action Plan 2016/2017.  The 6th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force

Seychelles discuss tourism on the sidelines of the 2016 United Nations Gathering of Culture Event in Seychelles

Zimbabwe was represented at the 6th Edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria by Officials from their Tourism Authority. Karikoga Kaseke, the Chief Executive of the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority accompanied by Sugar Chagonda, the Head of Corporate Affairs were in Seychelles to show support for the United Nations Gathering of Culture Event where the best from the World of Carnivals

African tourism ministers convene in Côte d’Ivoire

Over three days (19-21 April) high-level tourism representatives from African countries, including 18 tourism ministers1, are convening in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to discuss the challenges of the sector and the priorities for the programme of work of UNWTO in the African continent. The event is held in parallel with the Sustainable Tourism Conference of the

Transcript: SA Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom at the IGLTA Annual Global Convention

The Tourism minister from South Africa Derek Hanekom today addressed the IGLTA Annual Global conference in Capetwon on his stand on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender travel. TRANSCRIPT: It is a great honour for me to welcome you to the first International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association Convention in Africa (IGLTA). We are extremely proud

European commission proposes suspension of Schengen visa wavers for US and Canadian visitors

ETOA issued this informative  in regards to the attempt by the EU to require tourist and business Visas for Americans and Canadians: WorldTourismWire reached out to German tourism officials in New York, but they do not yet want to comment. Off the record comments by several EU tourism boards voiced concerns. The European Commission today

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