Tourism: South Korea and Seychelles wants two UNWTO jobs at once

South Korea and Seychelles wants two UNWTO jobs at once Seychelles wants to produce the Secretary General of UNWTO while holding onto the position of the regional Director for Africa in UNWTO. Just like Seychelles,  according to a report by eTurboNews “The latest candidate wanting to take over the post of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is Mrs. […]

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Tourism: Tanzania eyes tourists from Southeast Asia, the Pacific Rim and Brazil

Tanzania eyes tourists from Southeast Asia, the Pacific Rim and Brazil Looking to attract 3 million tourists in the next 2 years, Tanzania has switched its marketing plans to focus at new emerging market sources in Southeast Asia, the Pacific Rim, and South America. Under tourism marketing coordination by the Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB), Tanzania is looking to raise the […]

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World Tourism: UNWTO Network of Observatories meets to discuss the measurement of sustainable tourism at destination level

Under the title ‘Advancing the Measurement of Sustainable Tourism Development’, UNWTO Member States, NGOs, academic institutions and other public and private sector entities discussed approaches to effectively measure, monitor and assess tourism performance and impacts at destination level. This consultative process takes place at a time in which the international tourism community embraces the Sustainable Development Goals. UNWTO welcomed more […]

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International tourism rise 4% in 2015 grew more than global merchandise Trade

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International tourism receipts in destinations around the world grew by 3.6% in 2015, in line with the 4.4% increase in international arrivals. For the fourth consecutive year, international tourism grew faster than world merchandise trade, raising tourism’s share in world’s exports to 7% in 2015. The total export value from international tourism amounted to US$ 1.4 trillion. Income generated by […]

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