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Digital technology very important for the Caribbean

Apart from the importance of tourism to sustainable development, this World Tourism Day highlights the importance of digital technologies to the sector the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) said in a press release.

The 22nd UNWTO General Assembly appoints Zurab Pololikashvili as Secretary General for 2018-2021

Zurab Pololikashvili, current Ambassador of Georgia to Spain, Morocco, Algeria and Andorra, has been appointed Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for the period 2018-2021.  The candidature of Zurab Pololikashvili was presented by his country, Georgia, in accordance with the UNWTO statutes. Zurab Pololikashvili was elected by consensus ...

Global tourism grew by more than four percent this year

Madrid.- The United Nations World Tourism Barometer report that the number of tourists travelling the world during the first eight months of this year reached 810 million, a more than four percent increase from the same period in 2014, thanks to “robust” travel to Europe.