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

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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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Tourism: UNWTO Slams US President over Travel Ban Policy

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UNWTO Slams US President over Travel Ban Policy The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the United Nations Specialized Agency for Tourism, expresses its deep concern and strong condemnation over the recently announced travel ban by the United States of America (USA) to nationals of seven countries (Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen). The travel ban, based on nationality, is […]

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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: 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: World Tourism Organization begins the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

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World Tourism Organization begins the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development The United Nations World Tourism Organization has kick started the International Year of Sustainable Tourism For Development for the year 2017. His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain presided over the event celebrating the launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, organized by the World […]

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Africa: Aso Ofi..Oyo govt, stakeholders partner to uplift Yoruba culture

Aso Ofi..Oyo govt, stakeholders partner to uplift Yoruba culture The 2016 World Tourism Day (WTD) holds on September 27 in Thailand with the theme; “Tourism for All: Promoting Universal Accessibility.” The focus of this year’s WTD is a conscious reminder to all and sundry around the world to push for integration in order to improve each other’s potential in tourism […]

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UNWTO: Harnessing the power of tourism to build a better world

Harnessing the power of tourism to build a better world Secretary General, World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, has urged member nations to harness the power of tourism in building a better world. Rifai in a statement noted that the tourism sector has become a pillar of development in many countries in the world adding that more and more nations […]

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Tourism: Sudan to turn maritime marvel into tourist resort

Sudan’s Sanganeb Island in Red Sea is a global wealth that should be preserved and developed into a tourism resort, said Secretary-General of United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai. He called for briefing the world on the island and providing the necessary requirements to make use of it as a tourist destination, he told Xinhua. Sanganeb Island, Sudan’s […]

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Africa: Meet Najib Balala the Man who makes Kenyan Tourism tick

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Is Tourism CS Najib Balala the coolest cabinet secretary in the Jubilee government? Balala wakes up at 5am every day. I know because in booking our appointment he insisted on an early-morning meeting. It is the eve of World Tourism Day when we meet at his Teleposta office. He is sharply dressed complete with an Ankara bowtie! I ask him […]

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