Welcome to the UNWTO Silk Road Programme website

The UNWTO Silk Road Programme is a collaborative initiative designed to enhance sustainable tourism development along the historic Silk Road route. It 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 the objectives and key areas of activity of our programme, information on our participating Member States and other relevant stakeholders, as well information concerning key Silk Road events and conferences

Latest news

29 Sep 15
Press Release
Madrid alberga las ‘Jornadas Gastronómicas Rusas’ con el apoyo de la Organización Mundial del Turismo
Las Jornadas Gastronómicas Rusas cuentan con la participación de asociaciones empresariales y culturales, como la Unión Rusa de Viticultores y Vinicultores, la Asociación Nacional Culinaria de Rusia...
23 Sep 15
First ECO - Silk Road Food Festival
On 31 August to 4 September 2015, the “First ECO – Silk Road Food Festival” took place in the Silk Road city of Zanjan, located in north-western Iran. Hosted by the Zanjan Cultural Heritage,...
17 Sep 15
Jornadas Gastronómicas Rusas en España
Por primera vez, se celebrarán del 1 al 6 de Octubre de 2015  “Las Jornadas Gastronómicas Rusas en España”. El Hotel Meliá Castilla de Madrid será el escenario principal de un interesantísimo...
16 Sep 15
Press Release
China to host 22nd UNWTO General Assembly
The 22nd Session of the Assembly, the most important global meeting of senior tourism officials and high-level representatives of the private tourism sector, will take place in Chengdu, China, in...
09 Sep 15
Учебный курс по подготовке гидов по наследию Шелкового пути в Хиве, Узбекистан
24 августа 2015 г. в городе Хива, Республика Узбекистан, начался новаторский учебный курс по подготовке специализированных гидов по наследию Шелкового пути. Эта важная инновационная инициатива...