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UNWTO launches new global report on inclusive tourism destinations

A new report by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), produced in collaboration with UNWTO Affiliate Member globaldit, presents a model for inclusive tourism destinations. Global Report on Inclusive Tourism: Model and success stories was launched on the occasion of the UN Day 2018 celebration in Madrid, Spain.

Lai Muhammed: We will sell our tourism with culture, music

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, promised to ‘suffocate’ delegates to the just-concluded 61st United Nations World Tourism Organisation, UNWTO, Commission for Africa (CAF) conference held in Abuja with the best of Nigerian culture.

UNWTO: Lagos pivotal to world tourism promotion

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Wednesday disclosed that Lagos, a megacity of over 24 million people, will play a pivotal role in its quest to promote new tourism destinations across the world.

UNWTO: Nigeria has potential to be best tourists’ destination

The Secretary-General of United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, says Nigeria has the potential to be one of the world best tourists destinations.

President Buhari: Nigeria is safe, secure for tourism

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria is safe and secure for tourism, citing improved security and country’s burgeoning economy.

AU: Tourism creates 21m jobs in Africa

The African Union (AU) says the tourism sector supports about 21 million jobs in Africa with value of over 160 million dollars, exceeding manufacturing and banking sectors combined.

UNWTO: Tourism future of Nigeria

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has declared tourism as the future of Nigeria as the nation hosts the 61st UNWTO Commission for Africa (CAF) conference.

UN body names Lionel Messi responsible tourism ambassador

The UN World Tourism Organization said Monday it has appointed FC Barcelona’s Argentine star Lionel Messi as an ambassador to promote responsible tourism.

Tourism can and should lead sustainable development – UNWTO scribe

The UNWTO Secretary-General, Pololikashvili, in his speech noted that tourism not only needs to consolidate current growth rates but to grow better. He noted that in 2017, international tourist numbers grew a record seven percent to reach 1.3 billion.

Nigeria, UN sign agreement on hosting of African tourism ministers’ meeting

Nigeria and the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Friday in Madrid, Spain, signed an agreement on the hosting of the 61st UNWTO Commission for Africa (UNWTO CAF) Meeting 4-6 June 2018 in Abuja.

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