World Tourism Organization


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Azerbaijan has been elected as chair of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) at its meeting held in Luxor, Egypt, on August 29, 2013.
On May 21st, the Ministry sent a message to Secretary General of World Tourism Organization, saying that the world has to mobilize the most possible support to protect Palmyra, asserting that the destruction of this archaeological edifice would not be durable for all humanity and civilized world as the whole humanity will loss thousands of years of documented civilization.
BEIRUT: Tourism activity in Lebanon grew by 21 percent in the first three months of 2015 compared to the same period in 2014, according to a report by the Committee of the World Tourism Organization for the Middle East.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The head of the World Tourism Organization is due to take part in the 8th International Tourism Exhibition which will kick off in Tehran on February 12.
Organized by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the official activities to mark the WTD 2014 celebration will take place in Guadalajara, Mexico.
The number of foreign nationals visiting the country as tourists according to classification of the World Tourism Organization made 3.
Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki received on 29 July the Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization, Taleb Rifai, who, at Minister's Poposki's invitation, paid an official visit to the Republic of Macedonia.
TyFLyS (CyHAN)- Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization Taleb Rifai will pay an official visit to Georgia on April 5-7.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Caribbean Tourism rganization (CTO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their collaboration in promoting the tourism sector in the region as a key driver of sustainable development, it was reported Feb.
New Delhi, Apr 11 ( ANI ): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari was handed over an open letter on 'Global Leaders for Tourism Campaign' by the Secretary General Taleb Rifai of United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) here today to apprise him of the campaign.
CHIC Outlet Shopping by Value Retail has been officially accepted as an Affiliate Member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the only Affiliate Member in the retail sector.
Switzerland is the 16th most visited country in Europe and, according to World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) data, ranked eighth in the region for international tourism receipts in 2011.
Full browser ?