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05 Mar 14
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UNWTO, UNODC and UNESCO launch anti-trafficking campaign
’Your Actions Count – Be a Responsible Traveller’  aims to raise awareness about the most common illicit goods and services that tourists might be exposed to while travelling. The campaign...
20 Jan 14
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International tourism exceeds expectations with arrivals up by 52 million in 2013
Demand for international tourism was strongest for destinations in Asia and the Pacific (+6%), Africa (+6%) and Europe (+5%). The leading sub-regions were South-East Asia (+10%), Central and Eastern...
12 Dec 13
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International tourism an engine for the economic recovery
International tourist arrivals grew by 5% in the first nine months of the year, to reach a record 845 million worldwide, an estimated 41 million more than in the same period of 2012. Growth was...
24 Oct 13
Press Release
UN Day 2013: A world more connected, more united
UN Day marks the anniversary of the UN Charter´s entry into force in 1945. With the ratification of this founding document, the United Nations was officially formed. In his official 2013 UN Day...
17 Oct 13
Press Release
International tourism on the rise boosted by strong performance in Europe
In the first eight months of the year, international tourist arrivals grew by 5% to reach a record 747 million worldwide, some 38 million more than in the same period of 2012. After a solid start of...