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6 November 2012 One Billion Tourists: One billion Opportunities - new UNWTO campaign calls on one billion tourists to make their actions count
Small changes in travel behavior can contribute to positive change throughout the world. With one billion tourists traveling the world in a single year in 2012, transforming these one billion tourists into one billion opportunities is at the heart of the online campaign launched by UNWTO to celebrate this historic milestone.
16 October 2012 The UNWTO Regional Capacity Building Course in Mexico has successfully finalized
28 September 2012 On World Tourism Day, stakeholders call for increased access to sustainable energy
Tourism businesses and destinations are committed to the sustainable energy agenda but need the support of the energy sector and governments to move forward, said leading experts from the aviation, accommodation and other tourism industries meeting in Spain for the official celebrations of World Tourism Day 2012 (Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain, 27 September 2012).
21 September 2012 Countdown to World Tourism Day 2012
With less than one week to go to World Tourism Day (WTD) on September 27, preparations for the official celebrations in host country Spain are well underway.
15 June 2012 The UNWTO Capacity Building Course in Argentina has finalized
24 April 2012 UNWTO National Capacity Building Course Tourism Destination: Policy and Management in Lithuania
3 April 2012 UNWTO Volunteers to support the long-term tourism policy of Bhutan to focus on sustainability and quality
2 April 2012 UNWTO Regional capacity building workshop on Tourism Policy and Strategy in Qatar
19 December 2011 UNWTO organizes crisis communications training programme for the Middle East and North Africa
5 December 2011 International Volunteer Day: UNWTO Volunteers promote tourism’s contribution to development
On International Volunteer Day (5 December), celebrated in 2011 under the theme ‘Volunteering Matters’, UNWTO is highlighting how tourism and volunteer work can make a difference through its UNWTO Volunteers.