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21 October 2014 UNWTO activities at World Travel Market 2014
7 October 2014 UNWTO Executive Council discusses the links between tourism and culture
The importance of building new partnership models for the sustainable development of cultural tourism gained particular relevance at the 99th session of the UNWTO Executive Council meeting in Samarkand. The Council also debated the latest international tourism trends and their impact on the Programme of Work of the Organization (Samarkand, Uzbekistan, 1-4 October 2014). 
29 September 2014 Community Development takes center stage at World Tourism Day 2014
The tourism sector’s contribution to communities’ empowerment as one of the pillars of sustainable development was at the heart of this year’s World Tourism Day celebrations. The President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, opened the official celebrations of World Tourism Day held in Guadalajara, Mexico (27 September 2014).
23 September 2014 Silk Road Tour Operator Survey – Have Your Say
18 September 2014 Networking and business opportunity for Silk Road Exhibitors attending WTM Speed Networking 2014!
13 August 2014 Acclaimed TV host Holly Morris to headline Silk Road Seminar at JATA Tourism Expo 2014
30 July 2014 Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) launches its new tourism brand “Imagine your Korea”
29 July 2014 UNWTO welcomes travel facilitation measures by Mongolia
Easing visa restrictions to stimulate travel is one of UNWTO’s recommendations to promote the growth of the tourism sector and its positive impact on the economy. The Government of Mongolia is one of the most recent examples of countries advancing travel facilitation by removing visa requirements for citizens of 42 countries. 
16 July 2014 17 countries commit their support for Silk Road tourism growth at 4th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Meeting in Tbilisi, Georgia
16 July 2014 17 стран демонстрируют свою готовность способствовать росту туризма на Шелковом пути на Четвертом заседании Рабочей группы ЮНВТО по Шелковому пути в Тбилиси, Грузия