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30 Oct 14
Press Release
International tourism shows continued strength
International tourists (overnight visitors) travelling the world between January and August 2014 reached 781 million, 36 million more than in the same period of 2013. With a 5% increase,...
29 Oct 14
Press Release
UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit to address the links between tourism and mega events
Tourism and mega-events are closely interlinked in today’s globalized society. Many of those attending mega events are tourists. In turn, these events have a direct impact on tourism destinations,...
28 Oct 14
Press Release
UNWTO welcomes Youth Tourism Cluster initiative by Romania
The new Youth Tourism Cluster, an initiative by the Ministry of Tourism of Romania, brings together state institutions, private companies and international organizations with the common goal of...
27 Oct 14
Press Release
UNWTO commends Greece on strong tourism results and high political support to the tourism sector
The number of international tourists visiting Greece in the first half of 2014 grew by 17%, driven by the strong demand from key European outbound markets such as Germany and the United Kingdom. Such...