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November 18, 2017

Ministers & CEO

A message on World Tourism Day from Grenada’s minister of tourism and civil aviation Dr. Clarice Modeste Curwen

Grenada’s Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation and Culture Hon. Clarice Modeste Curwen issued the following message on the occasion of World Tourism Day: It gives me great pleasure to celebrate this special observance of World Tourism Day under the theme, “Sustainable Tourism, a tool for development.” Internationally and locally, the tourism industry contributes millions to

Interview: Chairman of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics

Appointed as Chairman of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics in 2013, Pascal Lamy has been instrumental in the process of presenting the Convention on Tourism Ethics to the 22nd UNWTO General Assembly. Here, he is interviewed at the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) GA meeting in Chengdu, China. Q. The exponential growth of the

Interview with UNWTO Secretary General elected

UNWTO General Assembly Daily published this prepared interview with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to the Kingdom of Spain, the Principality of Andorra, the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Kingdom of Morocco, Zurab Pololikashvili, has been appointed by the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) as its next Secretary General.

World Travel & Tourism Council congratulates new UNWTO Secretary General

Gloria Guevara, President & CEO, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today congratulated HE Zurab Pololikashvili on his election to the role of Secretary General of the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). Speaking from Chengdu, China, at the UNWTO General Assembly, Ms Guevara said: “On behalf of WTTC and its Members I congratulate Mr Pololikashvili

Interview: Director of Chengdu Municipal Tourism Bureau

Chengdu, host of the 22nd session of the UNWTO General Assembly, and capital of the Sichuan province, has been described as the ‘Best Tourist City of China’. The Director of the Municipal Tourism Bureau, Duoyang Nemu, explains for the GA Daily the meaning of this title. Q – Chengdu has been named “Best Tourist City

WTTC statement of support to destinations impacted by Hurricane Irma

Today, the Chairman and the President & CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) issued a joint statement in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma, extending the Council’s full support to all impacted destinations. Chairman Gerald Lawless and President & CEO Gloria Guevara offered the services of WTTC and called upon

The tourism community, more united than ever

With the conviction of this headline, Dr. Taleb Rifai, current UNWTO Secretary General, shared his thoughts at the opening of the UN World Tourism Organization General Assembly. Despite the challenges that our sector has been facing in recent years, we are more committed than ever to work closer together to make it a pillar of a

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