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UNWTO urges deeper collaboration to curb carbon emissions from tourism

Transport-related emissions from tourism are expected to account for 5.3 per cent of all man-made carbon dioxide emissions by 2030, up from 5 per...

GTEF’s Pansy Ho joins tourism debate at UNWTO’s 23rd General Assembly

Pansy Ho, vice chairman and secretary-general of the Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF), participated in the Ministerial Debate on Education and Employment in Tourism:...

UNWTO meeting brings sustainability to forefront; adopts convention on tourism ethics

The 23rd session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has opened in Saint Petersburg, Russia, with sustainability and innovation taking...

Global tourism up 4% in 1H2019: UNWTO

International tourist arrivals grew 4% from January to June 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism...

APAC leads growth as international tourism exports hit US$1.7 trillion

Exports generated by international tourism reached US$1.7 trillion in 2018, up 4% over the previous year, with Asia-Pacific leading growth, a new report from...

Tourism hits 1.4 billion target ahead of forecast

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, reaching the 1.4 billion target two years ahead of forecast, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism...

New UNWTO book spotlights grassroots tourism in Vietnam

Vietnam's diverse cultures have been highlighted in a new book, seeking to inspire fresh wave of visitors. Tourism Stories – the Vietnam Edition was officially...

UNWTO in tourism partnership with Pokemon Go creators

UNWTO has partnered Niantic – the real-world games developer that created Pokemon Go and Ingress Prime – to enhance global tourism through mobile augmented...

Industry luminary Pansy Ho made UNWTO tourism ambassador

Pansy Ho, chairman of Global Tourism Economy Research Centre (GTERC) and group executive chairman and managing director of Shun Tak Holdings, has been appointed...

UNWTO releases report to help cities manage tourism growth

UNWTO has launched a report that aims to help manage growing urban tourism flows and their impact on cities and residents during the recent 7th...

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