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3 February 2016 UNWTO International Conference on Heritage Tourism: How do we Foster, Present and Preserve World Treasures?
18 January 2016 International tourist arrivals up 4% reach a record 1.2 billion in 2015
International tourist arrivals grew by 4.4% in 2015 to reach a total of 1,184 million in 2015, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Some 50 million more tourists (overnight visitors) travelled to international destinations around the world last year as compared to 2014. 
12 January 2016 UNWTO strongly condemns attack in Istanbul
UNWTO is deeply shocked by the tragic attack perpetrated in Istanbul, Turkey. On the behalf of the entire international tourism community, UNWTO expresses its heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the victims and to the Turkish people in this difficult moment.
19 November 2015 #Social Silk Road Seminar at WTM London 2015: The rise of experiential travel and the booking revolution
29 October 2015 UNWTO activities at WTM London to focus on destination branding, the Silk Road and youth travel
The first activity of UNWTO at this year World Travel Market is the 9th UNWTO/WTM Minister’s Summit to be held on 3 November. Under the title ‘Destination branding: new challenges in a changing market’, the Summit will focus on the impact of social media and new business models in destination branding.
21 October 2015 UNWTO hosts 3rd Meeting of Joint Working Group of the Almaty Bishkek Corridor Initiative (ABCI)
13 October 2015 Official Press Release issued by the Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED)
29 September 2015 Madrid alberga las ‘Jornadas Gastronómicas Rusas’ con el apoyo de la Organización Mundial del Turismo
Los primeros seis días de octubre han sido elegidos para celebrar las Jornadas Gastronómicas Rusas, una innovadora iniciativa que se celebra por primera vez en Madrid, organizadas por el Centro Internacional Enogastronómico de Rusia en cooperación por la Embajada de la Federación Rusa en España y la Agencia Federal de Turismo de Rusia. La iniciativa se realiza en colaboración con la Organización Mundial del Turismo.
23 September 2015 First ECO - Silk Road Food Festival
17 September 2015 Jornadas Gastronómicas Rusas en España