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January 28, 2022

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Digital transformation & innovation take spotlight on World Tourism Day 2018

Madrid, Spain, 28 September 2018 – World Tourism Day 2018 was observed in Budapest, Hungary yesterday (27 September 2018) with the official celebration focusing on the digital transformation in tourism, a World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) priority. The event examined how investment in new technology provides the sector with opportunities for innovation. Introducing a new seminar-based

WTTC calls on travel industry to maximise power of technology on World Tourism Day to create jobs

Today, WTTC CEO & President Gloria Guevara joined Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), and Csaba Domotor, State Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister, in the opening ceremony of the official UNTWO World Tourism Day celebration in Budapest, Hungary. Today celebrates a sector that contributes 10.4% of the world’s GDP and generates 313 million

World Tourism Day 2018: Message from Caribbean Tourism Organization Secretary General

Hugh Riley, the Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, issued the following statement on the celebration of World Tourism Day 2018, Wednesday, September 27, 2018: The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the tourism development agency for the region, joins the global community today in celebrating World Tourism Day 2018 under the theme, ‘Tourism and the

WTTC commends Japan on crisis preparedness in wake of Typhoon Jebi and Hokkaido earthquake

Speaking at the annual Tourism Expo on 20 September, hosted by the Japan Travel and Tourism Association (JTTA), Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) and the Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO), WTTC President and CEO Gloria Guevara applauded the Japanese Travel & Tourism sector on returning to business-as-usual so soon after Typhoon Jebi and the

UNWTO Conference: Innovative tourism experiences in urban destinations

Madrid, Spain, 19 September 2018 – Innovation, traveller demand for diverse and authentic experiences in cities, and urban tourism governance models will be the central themes of the “UNWTO Conference on City Breaks: Creating Innovative Experiences”, to be held in Valladolid, Spain, on 15-16 October 2018. The conference will address the future of urban tourism,

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