Welcome to the website dedicated to UNWTO's Silk Road initiative!

UNWTO's Silk Road initiative functions as a collaborative platform designed to enhance sustainable tourism development along the historic Silk Road routes. The initiative aims to maximize the benefits of tourism development for local Silk Road communities, while stimulating investment and promoting the conservation of the route's natural and cultural heritage. Additionally, it is working to foster greater co- operation between Silk Road countries and regions, with the established aim of creating a seamless and memorable Silk Road travel experience.

On this website you will find information on our key activities, our Silk Road member states and tourism partners, as well information concerning key Silk Road events and conferences

Latest news

News
16 Oct 18
The 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism recently concluded with great success in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Jointly organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Tourism of Greece and the Region of Central Macedonia, 16 countries from the Silk Road region convened to discuss the...
News
02 Oct 18
UNWTO.QUEST Presentation at FIT Latin America 2018
En el marco de la Feria Internacional de Turismo (FIT), el pasado lunes 1 de octubre de 2018 se realizó una presentación del programa de certificación para organizaciones de gestión...
News
19 Sep 18
REGISTER NOW! UNWTO Regional Course in Mexico
  Curso Regional de la OMT en México sobre “El turismo y la transformación digital: Impactos en el desarrollo del modelo turístico” del 5 al 9 de noviembre de 2018 en Zacatecas, México ONLY...
News
24 Aug 18
UNWTO TedQual Certification Institutions World Map
  Did you know the UNWTO TedQual Certification Programme from UNWTO Academy currently has more than➕ 200 certified tourism educational programmes from 35 countries...
Press Release
23 Jul 18
UNWTO launches an online Platform to Achieve SDGs through Tourism
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) constitute an ambitious global agenda for people, planet, prosperity and peace through partnerships. The SDGs aim to end poverty, fight inequality and...