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Quality Management key for the competitiveness of tourism destinations

Quality management indicators and processes are key tools for the competitiveness of tourism destinations concluded the UNWTO Conference on Quality Management held last week in Bucharest, Romania. In that regard, participants to the conference called for an integrated approach to quality management as a priority in long-term strategic planning of Destination Management Organizations (DMOs) at national and sub-national

UNWTO to support Ukraine’s tourism development

UNWTO will work with the Government of Ukraine to support the development of its tourism sector. The cooperation will focus on the areas of tourism statistics, communications and capacity building within the Organization for tourism officials and graduates from the country’s tourism educational institutions. The initiatives were discussed between UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai and Vice-Prime

PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy: The Middle East is part of the Pacific Asia Tourism Region

Under the leadership of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) CEO Dr. Mario Hardy, the PATA as a travel and tourism organization has gained importance, leadership and reach. PATA is spreading its reach on a global scale. It appears the organization is now a world player in the global travel and tourism industry. eTN publisher

Attack on LGBT Tourism: Why UNWTO, WTTC, PATA and other tourism leaders are slow to condemn?

US President Obama condemned the terror attack in Orlando and invited the nation to come together, so did leaders in the United States including governors, mayors, LGBT community leaders, spiritual leaders, including Islamic clerics. Except the Republican party presidential nominee Donald Trump used this incident as an attack on President Obama and demanded his resignation.

UNWTO strongly condemns the attack in Orlando

UNWTO is deeply shocked by the tragic attack perpetrated in Orlando, USA. On the behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO expresses its heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the victims, to the American people and the LGBT community worldwide in this difficult moment. “On the behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO

UNWTO SG Post, not a peer competition for a job but a global deployment.” Dr Mzembi, Zimbabwe Minister of Tourism

On April 1, Zimbabwe announced that it was nominating Tourism Minister Eng Dr Walter Mzembi ( WM) for the seat of the United Nations World Tourism Organization Secretary-General. Minister Mzembi has hit the campaign trail for the global position and tells The Herald Political Editor Tichaona Zindoga (TZ) that if he lands the post, which

Symposium on UNWTO Sustainable Tourism Observatories nets new knowledge

With this Open Consultation Meeting, UNWTO sought to engage, share and discuss views, experiences and opportunities in measuring, monitoring and assessing tourism impacts at the destination level in preparation of the 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and to advance the agenda of sustainable and resilient tourism development. Opening with a dynamic keynote

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