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UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub Launch Global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

Madrid, Spain – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), has announced the launch of the 1st UNWTO Sports Tourism Start-up Competition. The initiative is designed to identify projects and innovations that can transform the sports tourism sector in the near future.

Sat, Jun 15th, 2019 2:12 pm


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Sat, Jun 15th, 2019 2:09 pm

The 69th annual Ernest Hemingway International Billfish Tournament returns to Cuba

The Ernest Hemingway International Billfish Tournament is one of the oldest big-game fishing tournaments in the world and is considered the “highlight of Cuba’s fishing year.” Running from June 10-15, 2019, at the Marina Hemingway in Havana, Cuba, the tournament invites fisherman from around the world as they set sail along crystal blue, Caribbean waters in search for marlin, tuna and other large deep-sea fish.

Thu, Jun 6th, 2019 10:38 am

Exports From International Tourism Hit USD 1.7 Trillion

Madrid (Spain) - Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous year, a new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) shows. For the seventh year in a row, tourism exports grew faster than merchandise exports (+3%), reflecting solid demand for international travel in a generally robust economic environment.

Thu, Jun 6th, 2019 10:36 am

Key West to Join WorldPride NYC/Stonewall 50 Celebrations

KEY WEST, Florida Keys — The Florida Keys & Key West tourism council and the Key West Business Guild plan to showcase the inclusive spirit of the subtropical LGBTQ visitor destination in New York City’s WorldPride March and PrideFest street festival slated for Sunday, June 30.

Thu, Jun 6th, 2019 10:34 am

Pure Grenada Heats Things Up with #NextStopGrenada Summer Campaign

With summer specials on accommodation, discounted experiences plus increased airlift, travelers can extend their summer season on the Spice of the Caribbean.

Fri, May 24th, 2019 1:33 pm

International Tourism Numbers and Confidence on the Rise

Madrid (Spain) - The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to grow over the first quarter of 2019.

Fri, May 24th, 2019 1:32 pm

Disney Cruise Line Introduces First-Ever Marvel Day at Sea on Select Disney Magic Sailings from New York in Fall 2017

In fall 2017, Disney Cruise Line guests assemble on the Disney Magic to celebrate the epic adventures of the Marvel Universe's mightiest Super Heroes and Super Villains in a brand-new, day-long event during seven special sailings departing from New York City: Marvel Day at Sea. The celebration combines the thrills of renowned Marvel comics, films and animated series, with the excitement of Disney Cruise Line entertainment to summon everyone's inner Super Hero for the adventures that lie ahead during this unforgettable day at sea.

Mon, Oct 24th, 2016 3:10 pm

4th World Tourism Conference focuses on the 'tourists first' – improving the visitors experience

Malaysia, the second most visited destination in South East Asia, has hosted the 4th edition of the World Tourism Conference (WTC) jointly organized between the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC).

Thu, Oct 20th, 2016 12:21 pm

Mongolia hosts the UNWTO Silk Road Conference on Nomadic Tourism and Sustainable Cities

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), together with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia and the World Cities Scientific Development Alliance (WCSDA), organized the International Silk Road Conference on Nomadic Tourism and Sustainable Cities in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on 13-15 October 2016.

Tue, Oct 18th, 2016 11:21 am

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