Tourism: Mzembi Continues his global Campaign for UNWTO post as AU candidate

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Mzembi Continues his global Campaign for UNWTO post as AU candidate The Hon. Walter Mzembi has traveled the globe over the intervening months, engaging directly with the governments of key UNWTO Executive Council member states – detailing his vision for the future development of global tourism under the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) umbrella should he be elected Secretary […]

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ICCO President Maxim Behar: Alain St. Ange is the perfect candidate for Secretary General of UNWTO

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Alain St.Ange is the perfect candidate for Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, President of ICCO Maxim Behar says. ICCO is the largest Public Relations community on the world having 48 countries from all continents with more than 3000 firms. “I know Alain St.Ange as perfect professional who understands every single small detail in the tourism business, […]

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Africa: Ethiopia about to topple Kenya as the biggest economy in East Africa

Ethiopia about to topple Kenya as the biggest economy in East Africa Ethiopia’s economy is expected to overtake Kenya’s this year, buoyed by massive government spending on infrastructure that has kept the Horn of Africa nation on the list of the world’s fastest-growing economies in the past 10 years. The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) latest statistical estimates indicate that Ethiopia’s […]

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UNWTO: It is Dr. Mzembi Vs 5 other Candidates as Africa now has 3 candidates

Since 1975 when the United Nations World Tourism Organisation

It is Dr. Mzembi Vs 5 other Candidates as Africa now has 3 candidates Zimbabwe’s Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister, Dr Walter Mzembi, has been entrusted to carry the African torch to the portals of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation and his vision articulated in a 10-point plan he announced during the official launch of his campaign in Madrid, […]

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UNWTO: How the voting will be done on the May 11th election in Madrid

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How the voting will be done on the May 11th election in Madrid The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) generates market knowledge, promotes competitive and sustainable tourism policies and instruments, fosters tourism education and training, and works to make tourism an effective tool for development through technical assistance projects in over 100 countries around the world. The organization is […]

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Africa: A day in the life of Rwanda’s first lady

A day in the life of Rwanda’s first lady Rwanda is a global model for gender equality, and a stellar example of how communities can be mobilised for nation-building. In an exclusive interview with FORBES WOMAN AFRICA, the country’s First Lady, Jeannette Kagame, tells us how the 15-year-old Imbuto Foundation has been taking Rwanda and its people forward. The article […]

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Tourism: Racism is behind the candidacy of St. Ange for UNWTO says Mzembi of Zimbabwe

Racism is behind the candidacy of St. Ange for UNWTO says Mzembi of Zimbabwe A bloc of Western countries is sponsoring a Seychelles candidate to rival Zimbabwe’s Dr Walter Mzembi and split the African vote ahead of elections to choose the new secretary general of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, it has emerged. Dr Mzembi, who is also the […]

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Tourism: Why divide Africa’s vote and chances at UNWTO?

Why divide Africa’s vote and chances at UNWTO? OBINNA EMELIKE The African tourism fraternity was happy when one of its own declared interest to run for the highly sought-after post of secretary-general of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), which is going to be vacant at the end of 2017 when Taleb Rifai, the outgoing secretary-general will hand over to a […]

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Tourism: International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 garners support from the sector

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Only few weeks ahead of the official launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, set to take place on the 18 of January 2017 in Madrid, Spain, representatives from various tourism industries and beyond have joined UNWTO to support the celebrations of this important event. The United Nations 70th General Assembly has designated 2017 as the […]

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Africa: Yasiin Bey ‘Mos Def’ released in South Africa after 11 months for travelling with world passport

Mos Def can kiss South Africa goodbye, he’s apologized to the government for trying to use a “world passport” and he’s all set to jet back to the U.S. The world passport is a document issued by the World Service Authority, a non-profit organisation set up in the US after the second world war to advocate for world citizenship. Citing […]

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