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June 24, 2017

Opinion

Growing Importance of Intra-Regional Travel

By Dean M. Bernardo, eTN Manila. Manila, the Philippines (21 June 2017) – UNWTO – Marcio Favilla, the Executive Director for Operational Programmes and Institutional Relations of the United Nations World Tourism Organization highlighted the growing significance of Intra-Regional Travel. The UNWTO official cited the phenomenal growth of Asia at 80% between Southeast Asia, and

UNWTO Taleb Rifai: What is spend in a country stays in the country

By Dean Bernardo, eTN Manila. Measuring Sustainable Tourism is simple according to UNWTO Secretary-General Dr. Taleb Rifai: What is spend in a country stays in the country. 2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017. The Government of the Philippines and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) are currently in Manila, Philippines. This

Impact-Travel: A sustainability template

Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) and Co-founder of SUNx writes from Manila in the Philippines at the 6th UNWTO International Conference on Tourism Statistics: Measuring Sustainable Tourism. “It feels good to be back in Manila for more fun in the Philippines. Not the usual description of a UN

UNWTO members: Georgia nominee unqualified to honorably lead UNWTO?

It’s no longer just about the man who started it or the country he represents, it’s slowly becoming a global movement in the travel and tourism industry.  Even though UNWTO told eTN there are no issues, many think UNWTO election irregularities and manipulation generated escalating concern for the global travel and tourism industry. Even the

UNWTO Statement on the process of election for the post of Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization for the period 2018-2021

WorldTourismWire is standing by its previous articles and will continue to inform readers about relevant issues in regards to the Secretary General election process. The United Nations World Tourism Organization requested to have this statement published in its full content.WorldTourismWire welcomes any statement, information or clarification by UNWTO or any party with relevant concerns. The

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