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Fri 24 Mar 2017 High-Level Event on ‘Connecting Europe through Innovation’ - Madrid - Spain
Tue 06 Jun 2017 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe - Chisinau - Republic of Moldova

Latest news

21 Feb 17
Press Release
Innovation, technology and sustainability - pillars of Smart Destinations
‘Smart destinations’ are key to sustainable development and contribute not only to advances in the tourism sector but also in societies at large. The use of technological solutions contributes...
14 Feb 17
Press Release
Portugal commits to the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017
On the occasion, Mr. Rifai and Portuguese authorities discussed the role of tourism in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the contribution of tourism to job creation and...
06 Feb 17
Press Release
Murcia to host the 1st UNWTO World Conference on Smart Destinations
A few weeks following the launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the city of Murcia has picked up the baton to offer a platform for the discussion of key issues in...
30 Jan 17
Press Release
UNWTO welcomes 5-day visa-free policy by Belarus to citizens of 80 states
The Government of Belarus has recently decided to advance visa facilitation as a means to stimulate tourism development. The decision introduces visa-free entry at the Minsk National Airport and visa...