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Tag: Zurab Pololikashvili

  • Thursday, October 11th 2018 - 08:54 UTC

    International tourism industry remains robust with 6% increase in first six months of 2018

     “Tourism data for the first half of 2018 serves as further proof of the sector’s resilience and relentless growth trajectory” said UNWTO Zurab Pololikashvili.

    According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)’s latest barometer, international tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first six months of 2018 after a record year of growth in 2017. All world regions enjoyed robust growth in tourist arrivals in January-June 2018. The increase was fueled by strong demand from major source markets, supported by an upswing in the global economy. It comes after record year-round growth of 7% in 2017.

  • Thursday, September 27th 2018 - 09:10 UTC

    World Tourism Day celebration in Budapest: innovation & digital transformation

    Hungary is a country enjoying steady growth of tourism backed by consistent policy support and a commitment to the digital future

    The importance of digital technologies in tourism, providing opportunities for innovation and preparing the sector for the future of work, is at the centre of World Tourims Day 2018, to be celebrated in Budapest, Hungary this Thursday 27 September.

  • Thursday, June 7th 2018 - 08:39 UTC

    UNWTO calls for greater awareness of sustainable tourism policies

    This two-volume report showcases 23 case studies from around the world of tourism contributing to sustainable development in all its dimensions.

    In line with its vision of advancing sustainability through tourism, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) released its flagship publication ‘Tourism for Development’ in Brussels on 6 June during the European Development Days (EDD), and called for greater awareness of sustainability in tourism policies and business practices as well as in tourist behavior.