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World Tourism Organization

An organization within the United Nations that promotes tourism worldwide. It conducts activities to encourage sustainable, business friendly tourism. It was established in 1974 and is based in Madrid.
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As per the Mzembi, following the two firms operated pilot project when they co-hosted the United Nations World Tourism Organisation 20th general assembly in August last year, concept has been sanctioned by both governments.
Summary: Chinese travellers are the world's biggest tourism spenders, shelling out a record $102 billion (e1/478 billion) on trips abroad in 2012, the UN World Tourism Organisation, or UNWTO said.
Summary: Algeria signed a five-year marketing and training agreement with the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO/OMT) on Monday (May 17th) in Algiers.
Our information from international organisations and the World Tourism Organisation is that the first six months of 2009 will be difficult," the CTO chairman told state radio.
GENEVA, Switzerland -- TourismAfrica2006 which will be held in Geneva in September (10-15), benefits from a strategic partnership with the UN World Tourism Organisation and is supported by leading international and Pan-African institutions such as the African Union, UNCTAD, UNESCO, the World Bank and the African Development Bank.
The minister was speaking at the launch of the 56th Commission Meeting of the World Tourism Organisation (WTO).
Muscat: The tourism department at the College of Arts and Social Sciences of Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) has achieved accreditation from the World Tourism Organisation of the United Nations.
Summary: Tunisia has managed to contain the effects of the crisis on the tourism sector, World Tourism Organisation (WTO) Executive Director FrE[umlaut]dE[umlaut]ric Pierret affirmed in Madrid.
ACTA said the situation was likely to worsen after forecasts from the World Tourism Organisation yesterday predicted a 9.
This international event received the official support of leading institutions such as the African Union, the World Tourism Organisation, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNESCO, the World Bank, the African Development Bank and the Geneva State.
Mentioning statistics from the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Tourism Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg, said visitors were now flocking to places like Central Africa, the Amazon in Central America, Kenya in Africa, and Southeast Asian countries.
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) is planning to showcase the RT initiative, implemented in the state with the support of local communities and self-help groups, in the global scenario.
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