UNWTO World Tourism Barometer reveals 4% increase in worldwide tourist arrivals

According to the latest United Nations World Tourism Organisation’s (UNWTO) World Tourism Barometer figures, tourist arrivals increased by 4% between the months January to April 2015.

The 27th CAP-CSA joint meeting & UNWTO Regional Ministerial Conference to be held at Bandos Island Resort

The 27th joint meeting of UNWTO commission for East Asia and Pacific (CAP) and UNWTO Commission for South Asia (CSA) and UNWTO Regional Ministerial Conference on Positioning Tourism in a wider socio-economic context is due to be held from 3 to 5 June at Bandos Island Resort, Maldives.

International Tourism Exports Reach USD1.5 Trillion

International tourism receipts rose by USD48 billion in 2014, reaching a record of USD 1.25 billion, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has revealed.

UN General Assembly adopts resolution recognising contribution of sustainable tourism

The UN General Assembly on January 14 adopted by consensus a milestone resolution entitled “Promotion of sustainable tourism, including ecotourism, for poverty eradication and environment protection.” The resolution recognizes the contribution of sustainable tourism to poverty eradication, development, and protection of biodiversity, according to a press release from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).