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

28 Mar 14
Special Social Media Report on the Silk Road launched by Travel Perspective for WTM
     As part of the ongoing collaboration to drive social media development for Silk Road destinations, WTM, Travel Perspective and UNWTO have launched the WTM Social Media Report -...
07 Mar 14
Press Release
Silk Road Ministers deepen commitment to visa facilitation
With the support of ITB Berlin, the 4th Silk Road Ministers’ Meeting brought together 21 Ministers and Vice Ministers of Tourism from the Silk Road countries with representatives from the European...
06 Mar 14
UNWTO/UNESCO workshop devises a tourism roadmap for Silk Road Heritage Corridors
UNWTO Silk Road Programme Media Brief: Following the successful launch during the 3rd UNWTO Silk Road Ministers’ Meeting held last March at ITB Berlin 2013, the UNESCO/UNWTO Silk Road Heritage...
06 Mar 14
Рабочее совещание ЮНЕСКО/ЮНВТО по коридорам наследия Шелкового пути отмечает, что облегчение путешествий является самой приоритетной задачей
На Рабочем совещании ЮНЕСКО/ЮНВТО по стратегии развития туризма для коридоров наследия Шелкового пути эксперты в области туризма и наследия призвали к созданию более эффективных визовых систем в...
05 Mar 14
UNWTO/ EHL Altai Krai Hospitality Management Strategy
русский In July 2013, Altai Krai saw the implementation of The Altai Krai Hospitality Management Strategy, a pioneer capacity building project jointly organized by the World Tourism Organization (...