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24 Mar 15
Press Release
UNWTO saddened by tragic crash of Germanwings airline
“It was with great sorrow that we heard the news of this tragedy and express our heartfelt solidarity with the families and friends of the passengers at this most difficult time”, said UNWTO...
13 Mar 15
Press Release
UNWTO Secretary-General and Greece’s new Tourism Minister discuss strengthened cooperation
Rifai welcomed the priority awarded to tourism within the new government and the continuity of the tourism policy in Greece to ensure that the sector remains a fundamental contributor to the country’...
08 Mar 15
Press Release
International Women’s Day: Tourism sector can do more to step it up on gender equality
The UNWTO/UN Women Global Report on Women in Tourism shows that tourism can offer significant opportunities to narrow the gender gap in employment and entrepreneurship as women are nearly...
05 Mar 15
Press Release
Visa facilitation, infrastructure and marketing: key priorities for Silk Road Ministers
Participating countries reported on the measures taken to promote Silk Road tourism with a clear focus on visa facilitation, while calling for a more collaborative approach to marketing, namely e-...