Spain to replace US as second biggest tourism destination

Spain is expected to replace the US as the world’s second-biggest tourism destination, while France has retained the top spot, the Madrid based UN World Tourism Organization said on Monday. @UNWTO

Jamaica conference to address the role of tourism in employment creation and inclusive growth 

UNWTO, the Government of Jamaica, the World Bank Group and the Inter-American Development Bank will co-host a Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth on 27-29 November in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Winner of UNWTO travel competition announced

The competition is part of the celebrations of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017.

‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ UNWTO launches their 2017 International Year on Sustainable Tourism for Development campaign

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) focuses on bringing awareness of sustainability in their latest 2017 campaign

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“Tourism has been recognised by our country’s leadership as a tool for sustainable development”- World Tourism Day 2017

World Tourism Day saw much discussion based around sustainable development's five pillars of Economic, Social, Environmental, Cultural and Peace by industry leaders

Australia on target to reach ambitious tourism goals

Australia is on target to reach its target of AU$115 billion in overnight spend in tourism by 2020, led by a high performing hotel sector averaging occupancies close to 70 per cent year round.

Global hotel groups support the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

The International Tourism Partnership is delighted to announce its status as Friend to the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

David Scowsill to leave WTTC

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced the departure of David Scowsill, President and CEO, after six years at the helm of the organization. During his tenure as the third President in the 26 year history of WTTC, he has taken the organisation to new heights, championing the private sector views in high level governmental discussions and promoting the sustainable growth of Travel and Tourism.

Condé Nast Traveller Luxury Travel Fair returns in March

The 3rd Condé Nast Traveller Luxury Travel Fair will take place on March 22 in one of Moscow’s most historic and iconic buildings, the Metropol Hotel.