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27 Jan 15
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Over 1.1 billion tourists travelled abroad in 2014
The number of international tourists (overnight visitors) reached 1,138 million in 2014, 51 million more than in 2013. With an increase of 4.7%, this is the fifth consecutive year of above average...
26 Jan 15
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FiturGreen 2015: Sustainable Tourism from the Traveller’s Perspective
“Towards sustainable consumption and production in the tourism sector” is the theme of the sixth edition of FiturGreen, the leading forum on tourism and sustainability.  This year’s edition will...
21 Jan 15
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UNWTO Awards to recognize innovation and excellence in tourism
Since 2003, the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism have honored tourism initiatives and individuals for their contribution to tourism through knowledge and innovation, in line with...
14 Jan 15
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UN General Assembly: Sustainable tourism is a tool for poverty reduction and environmental protection
Emphasizing the need to optimize the economic, social, cultural and environmental benefits stemming from sustainable tourism, particularly in developing countries, the resolution entitled “Promotion...
06 Nov 14
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Harnessing the Power of One Billion Tourists for a Sustainable Future
A new international programme that aims to catalyze a shift to more sustainable tourism over the next decade was launched at the World Travel Market in London this week. The Sustainable Tourism...