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Archives for March 2018

PATA appoints Trevor Weltman as Chief of Staff

BANGKOK, March 29, 2018 — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has appointed Mr. Trevor Weltman as Chief of Staff effective April 2, 2018. Reporting to PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy, he will be responsible for planning, managing, coordinating and executing the Association’s various activities. Dr. Hardy said, “It gives me great pleasure to welcome

UNWTO chief meets Prime Minister of Kazakhstan to strengthen cooperation

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Mr Zurab Pololikashvili, paid an official visit to Kazakhstan where he discussed with national authorities the Kazakh Tourism Strategy 2030. Mr Pololikashvili met the Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Bakytzhan Sagintayev, to discuss the development of the tourism sector in the country and how to further strengthen cooperation

Leaving UNWTO: Yolanda Perdomo, Director of UNWTO Affiliate Members Program

Earlier this week Yolando Perdomo submitted her farewell letter to UNWTO Affiliated members. The circumstances about her leaving are speculated about. Yolanda has experience in both the public and private sectors and is an expert in tourism destination promotion and distribution. She has been Vice-Counselor for Tourism for the Government of the Canary Islands and

UNWTO: Good tourism practices to advance sustainable development in the Americas

Concrete examples of how to advance sustainable development through tourism take centre stage in the first joint publication between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Organization of American States (OAS). ‘Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals: Good Practices in the Americas’ provides 14 case studies from across the region on why tourism ranks high

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