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Luxor hosts UNWTO 5th UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism: Cities: Local Culture for Global Travellers

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt are organizing the 5th Global Summit on City Tourism: "Cities: Local Culture for Global Travellers" on 1-2 November 2016 in Luxor. During the summit, UNWTO will launch the Mayors for Tourism Initiative.

Mon, Oct 17th, 2016 11:05 am

Introducing El Palauet Living Barcelona: Luxury Living in the Heart of Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain, – Discerning travelers seeking a new experience within a familiar city have quietly begun to discover Hotel El Palauet (or "Little Palace" in Catalan) Living (, a boutique design hotel home to only six stunning 2-bedroom suites inside a landmark building in the heart of Barcelona. Built with the utmost attention to detail in design and service, this unique property has quickly become the hotel of choice for luxury travelers seeking a true home away from home in bustling Barcelona.

Mon, Oct 17th, 2016 11:00 am

International visitors have selected their TOP 100 favorite attractions for 2016

Toronto – Miniature Wonderland Hamburg tops the list of the 100 most popular attractions for international visitors to Germany. Heidelberg Castle and old quarter are in second place and Europa-Park in Rust, last year's winner, takes third.

Fri, Oct 14th, 2016 11:19 am

Introducing Ylang Ylang, Secret Bay's New Treehouse Villas

We are delighted to announce the arrival of the Ylang Ylang Villas, Secret Bay's stunning new residences in Secret Bay, Dominica. The new guest accommodations, described as "bowers of bliss" or "magical tree house escapes," are an architectural accomplishment — standing up on a single "stem," or one, primary support.

Fri, Oct 14th, 2016 10:53 am


Award-Winning First Ship from Viking Ocean Cruises is En Route to the Caribbean for the Winter

Fri, Oct 14th, 2016 10:45 am


Regional promotions cross county lines to market the Finger Lakes and New York State.

Tue, Oct 4th, 2016 11:02 am

UNWTO calls for support to crisis-hit countries

UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai called for increased cooperation between tourism source markets and destinations that have been affected by crises. Addressing the 20th Summit of the Federal Association of the German Tourism Industry in Berlin, Germany on the topic of 'Safe, Secure and Seamless Travel', Rifai said: "real crises are often magnified or distorted by crises of perception. We need to enhance our support to countries affected by crises as they recover and help them increase their resilience. Supporting these countries will benefit the whole tourism sector and the whole of society."

Mon, Oct 3rd, 2016 11:18 am

Winner of Leading Culture Destinations Award Québec City, cultural destination of the year

Québec City is especially proud to announce that it was named culture destination of the year at the Leading Culture Destinations Awards gala in London. Deputy mayor of Québec City Michelle Morin-Doyle was on site to accept the award. Québec City was selected for this esteemed title over fellow nominees Los Angeles and Lyon.

Mon, Oct 3rd, 2016 11:12 am

World Tourism Day 2016: Tourism leaders commit to advance Universal Accessibility

About 500 delegates from 60 countries convened in Bangkok, Thailand, to take part in the Official Celebrations of the World Tourism Day this year dedicated to the theme 'Tourism for all: Promoting Universal Accessibility.' Policy frameworks, capacity building, business strategies and awareness raising have been some of the areas tackled during the week of events that commenced on the 26th September with a 'Tourism and the Media' Session.

Thu, Sep 29th, 2016 12:28 pm

International tourist arrivals up 4% in the first half of 2016

International tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 4% between January and June 2016 compared to the same period last year. Destinations worldwide received 561 million international tourists (overnight visitors), 21 million more than in 2015, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Thu, Sep 29th, 2016 12:19 pm

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