Policy makers and tourism executives have come together in Seoul, Korea, to enhance skills and understanding on the latest trends in tourism management, under the title ‘Human Capital Development in Tourism.’
The 31st Meeting of the World Tourism Network on Child Protection, held on the occasion of ITB Berlin, focused on the role and initiatives of the private sector to fight Child Exploitation in tourism.
Awareness raising, training o
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Aviareps, a global leader in tourism, aviation and hospitality representation, have signed a MoU to support destination marketing.
A United Nations agency, UNWTO is responsible for the pr
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and Aviareps, a global airline and tourism representative, have partnered to promote international tourism to various destinations around the world in need of destination marketing assistance.
The United Arab Emirates has topped the Middle East region for international tourism receipts in 2012, a report said.
Globally, the UAE was ranked 31st with receipts of about $10 billion, while Saudi Arabia claimed the 35th positi
The role of aviation in driving Middle East tourism sector growth and influence policy will form the agenda for a special World Travel Organisation (UNWTO) forum at the 2013 edition of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai.
Despite events of the Arab Spring, and potential uncertainty in the wake of austerity measures in key source European markets, there is a bright future ahead for tourism in the Mena region, said experts at a major summit in Dubai.
Around 500 participants from around the world took part at the fourth International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations held in Oman this week.
Oman’s Ministry of Tourism organised the event, from October 10 to 12 at the Inte
Adventure tourism, long considered the milieu of a small group of dare devils, is becoming more mainstream, with tourists more likely to rappel down mountains, cycle or volunteer while on vacation, said a study.
These adventurers are young
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) is predicting global tourism growth of between 3 and 4 per cent in 2010 after a fourth-quarter recovery in 2009, the UN body's secretary general said.
The UNWTO said global tourism fell a less-than-ex