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Japan’s Oki Islands to get tourism revitalisation

The Oki Islands UNESCO Global Geopark in the Sea of Japan is to receive a tourism boost under a new collaborative pact agreed this...

Penang Hill Biosphere Reserve earns UNESCO recognition

The International Coordinating Council (ICC) of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme has formally inducted Malaysia's Penang Hill Biosphere Reserve into the World Network...

Indonesia pushes ahead with Rinca Island project despite UNESCO objection

Indonesia will proceed with the infrastructure development on Rinca Island, one of the three major islands that make up the Komodo National Park, despite...

Accor, Expedia Group expand UNESCO sustainability pledge

Accor and Expedia Group have joined forces to expand the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge into 96 countries. The agreement, in collaboration with the UNESCO, sees...

Tripartite partners pledge to support sustainable tourism in Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Expedia Group and UNESCO have come together to pledge collaborative efforts in sustainable tourism development. The UNESCO Sustainable Tourism...

World heritage site status for Bagan, Jaipur, among others

Myanmar's ancient capital of Bagan and India's fortified city of Jaipur are among the Asian landmarks that are now recognised as UNESCO World Heritage...

UNESCO ‘closely monitoring’ situation in aftermath of Notre Dame fire

A fire broke out at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on Monday and ravaged the UNESCO World Heritage Site for hours. The massive fire...

SE Asia urged to bring tourism offerings to life through technology

South-east Asia is urged to collectively embrace technology to showcase the region’s diverse cultural heritage and boost tourism across member states. At the 'Connecting heritages...

Kuala Kubu Bharu in Selangor up for UNESCO consideration

The Selangor state government is working towards getting Kuala Kubu Bharu town listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, under the Garden City Heritage...

Thailand gets its first UNESCO Geopark in Satun

UNESCO has designated about half of Satun province as Thailand’s first Global Geopark for its renowned natural beauty and geological significance. Satun UNESCO Global Geopark...

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