World Tourism Day

Poster The United Nations created World Tourism Day (September 27) in 1979 to increase awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic values. World Tourism Day is hosted by the UNWTO. Planeta.com has celebrated World Tourism Day for more than 20 years! We applaud the work of friends in the …

UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) — http://www.unwto.org — is a specialized agency of the United ‎Nations and the leading international organization in the field of tourism. It serves as a ‎global forum for tourism policy issues and a practical source of tourism know-how.‎ UNWTO is committed to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (see: global goals), geared ‎toward reducing poverty and …

UNWTO Links

Links related to the unwto Features http://marketintelligence.unwto.org/webform/15th-unwto-awards-call-applications Barometer http://marketintelligence.unwto.org/content/unwto-world-tourism-barometer http://cf.cdn.unwto.org/sites/all/files/pdf/unwto_barometer_jan19_presentation_en.pdf http://cf.cdn.unwto.org/sites/all/files/pdf/unwto_barom19_01_january_excerpt.pdf Embedded Tweets 15th UNWTO Awards to recognize innovation and sustainability in tourism, applications open https://t.co/gbW0zDWD6j pic.twitter.com/PPZaD0bc3L — responsible tourism (@respontour) August 14, 2018 The #UNWTOAwards recognise contributions of public and private institutions and NGOs to a more competitive, responsible and sustainable tourism sector. Applications …

World Conference on Smart Destinations (2018)

Livestreaming today until June 27 from Oviedo, Spain, the 2nd UNWTO World Conference on Smart Destinations. Hashtag: #SDWC2018 YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/Ruby86revilla Key Links http://sdt.unwto.org/event/2nd-unwto-world-conference-smart-destinations http://www2.unwto.org/press-release/2018-06-15/sign-now-1st-hackathon-smart-destinations-23-24-june-2018 http://www.smartdestinationsworldconference.org/19238/detail/ii-congreso-mundial-de-destinos-turisticos-inteligentes.html Agenda http://www.smartdestinationsworldconference.org/19238/programme/2nd-unwto-world-conference-on-smart-destinations.html http://www.smartdestinationsworldconference.org/_files/_event/_19238/_editorFiles/file/Programa%20Congreso%20DTI%20Oviedo%2018%20-%20VERSI%C3%93N%20IMPRESI%C3%93N%2021%20DE%20JUNIO.pdf Questions What is a Smart Destination? What is Smart Tourism? Is there a directory of participants? What were the takeaways from the first World Conference? When is …

Evaluating the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017

Poster The United Nations General Assembly approved the adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The resolution recognizes “the importance of international tourism, and particularly of the designation of an international year of sustainable tourism for development, in fostering better understanding among peoples everywhere, in leading to a greater awareness …

Tourism and Culture

This week in Oman Second @UNWTO / @UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture Hashtag: #TourismandCulture The Second UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture to be held in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, December 11-12, 2017, brought together Ministers of Tourism and Ministers of Culture as well as private sector stakeholders and experts with the objective of building and …

World Tourism Day 2017

Poster September 27 is World Tourism Day. Planeta.com has celebrated World Tourism Day for 20 years! We applaud the work of friends in the hospitality sector. You inspire us a billion billion times. Happy World Tourism Day 2017. Questions What are your plans for World Tourism Day? 2017 World Tourism Day Some background. The United Nations …

UNWTO General Assembly #UNWTOGAChina

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) hosts its General Assembly for its 22nd session in Chengdu, China, a global meeting of senior tourism officials and high-level ‎representatives worldwide September 11-16, 2017. Hashtag: #UNWTOGAChina This year’s 22nd session, the second in China and the sixth in the Asia and the Pacific region, will be attended by delegates from +150 countries and …

UNWTO Tourism Highlights 2017

A new report UNWTO Tourism Highlights presents a concise overview of international tourism in the world based on the results for the year 2016. Download this book (PDF 4.05MB) Key Points An ever-increasing number of destinations worldwide have opened up to, and invested in tourism, turning it into a key driver of socio-economic progress through …