World Tourism Organization


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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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It should be noted that the World Tourism Organization currently has 49 members from all over the world, among which ten represent the African continent.
The report was presented during the 40th meeting of the World Tourism Organization in Dubai attended by Arab tourism ministers.
United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) have jointly initiated a 'Global Leaders for Tourism Campaign' in order to acknowledge the instrumental role of Tourism in the global economy.
During the ministerial forum, Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization, highlighted the work of the administration of President Felipe Calderon Hinojosa in promotion of tourism.
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The World Tourism Organization based in Spanish capital Madrid said that Turkey which drew some 27 million tourists in less than a decade became the world's 7th biggest tourism destination behind France, the USA, Spain, the People's Republic of China, Italy and the United Kingdom.
Since 1998, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Principality of Andorra have been organizing the World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism with a great success.
The report, jointly released by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and UN Women, indicates that despite the positive contribution of women, there needs to be greater emphasis on bridging the wealth and skills gap between men and women in the industry.
MADRID: The UN World Tourism Organization welcomed Thursday moves by Egypt and Tunisia to restore normality to their key tourism sectors after the popular uprisings that toppled the leaders of both countries.
Queen Sofia was escorted by the Spanish Minister of Industry, Tourism and Trade and World Tourism Organization Secretary General Taleb Rifaii who expressed the readiness of the organization to discuss with Tunisian officials and professionals means to revive tourist trade.
Committee directed the government and tourism ministry to obtain funds from US aid and world tourism organization and provide loans free of interest to the owners of hotels in Swat.
Prince Sultan was speaking to the media after participating in a United Nations World Tourism Organization meeting in the Kazakh capital of Astana.
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