Centered on the theme “Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future,” World Tourism Day (WTD) 2013 will underline tourism´s responsibility and needed commitment to preserving the world´s vital water resources. The Maldives will host the official … June 4, 2013
Nature Seychelles was at the tourism fair last week, organized as part of the activities to mark World Tourism Day. Held at the International Conference Centre, the fair was used as an avenue to promote sustainable energy. It saw the participation of … October 8, 2012
PORT LOUIS, Mauritius – The Social Club of Air Mauritius hosted an IIPT All Island Symposium to commemorate World Tourism Day, September 27, 2013 on the theme: Tourism and Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development.
Featured speakers at … October 4, 2012
Tourism businesses and destinations are committed to the sustainable energy agenda but need the support of the energy sector and governments to move forward, said leading experts from the aviation, accommodation, and other tourism industries meeting in … September 29, 2012
September 27 marks global World Tourism Day, a day initiated and facilitated by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), on which the tourism industry is called to consider its role in various pertinent global issues. The focus this year is on tourism … September 27, 2012
HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - Three lucky winners will spend a week at Harith Wickerama’s Virgin Island Eco Villa, which he has been donated to the International Council of Tourism Partners to establish … September 24, 2012
With less than one week to go to World Tourism Day (WTD) on September 27, preparations for the official celebrations in host country Spain are well underway.
In the presence of Their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Asturias, Maspalomas, … September 21, 2012
The Celebrate Seychelles Events Department at the Tourism Board has launched their program for Tourism Week 2012. From September 24-29, 2012, Seychelles will be celebrating Tourism Week, which will again this year, as has been the case in previous years, … September 21, 2012
Tourism Month is an annual celebration held in September that highlights the importance of tourism to the economy of Cape Town with a specific emphasis on citizen tourism in the Mother City.
September is traditionally celebrated as a month with a strong … September 11, 2012
Since the last couple of years, the Seychelles Tourism Board has been marking World Tourism Day with an annual Seychelles Ball that has fast become the evening where everyone who counts in the island is present. This evening takes the island’s tourism … August 28, 2012
The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has unveiled “Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development” as the theme for this year’s World Tourism Day, which takes place on September 27 annually.
Secretary-General of the World … July 11, 2012
World Tourism Day (WTD) 2012 will be celebrated under the theme “Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development,” inviting everyone involved in tourism – from governments to businesses and tourists themselves – to learn more about … June 27, 2012
The 2012 official World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations will be held in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain, (September 27, 2012). Under the theme “Tourism and Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development,” WTD 2012 highlights the need to bring … March 8, 2012
The Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA), in collaboration with the Seychelles Tourism Board, has hosted an interactive presentation, which is one of the activities that had been organized to commemorate the 2011 World Tourism Day.
The interactive presentation, … October 4, 2011
On the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, 2011, the Seychelles Tourism Board in partnership with the GOS-UNDP-GEF Program Coordination Unit has officially launched the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label with the unveiling of the label’s … September 30, 2011
Seychelles, the tropical islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean, celebrated the UN World Tourism Organization’s World Tourism Day for 2011, which takes place on September 27 every year, by hosting arriving passengers to a special welcoming at the … September 27, 2011
As the world celebrates World Tourism Day on September 27, experts in the field of tourism and culture have underscored the need for local community engagement in tourism development at the official celebrations in Egypt (September 27, Aswan, Egypt).
“The … September 27, 2011
Excellent weather and great enthusiasm accompanied tourism day celebrations in the city of Cape Town today.
World Tourism Day is celebrated on September 27 every year as part of Tourism Month. A UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) initiative, it … September 27, 2011
The tropical islands of the Seychelles enjoyed Saturday, September 24, 2011 with the Seychelles Ball, which took place at the Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort & Casino. The Seychelles Ball, which was previously named the Tourism Ball, had been organized … September 27, 2011
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today urged governments to recognize the vast economic and social contribution of travel and tourism - particularly as a driver of sustainable economic growth and revival.
Speaking on World Tourism Day, David … September 27, 2011
"This year’s world tourism theme is "Tourism - Linking Cultures." Over a year ago, I launched the Seychelles brand, that diverse suite of attributes that differentiates our paradise islands from other destinations. The Seychelles brand is the foundation … September 27, 2011
World Tourism Day (September 27) is the most widely-celebrated global day for tourism. World Tourism Day has been held since 1980 and has been a United Nations “official day” since the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) became a UN specialized … September 26, 2011
With just a few days to go until World Tourism Day (September 27), the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the five photos and five "tweets" from among the hundreds of entries submitted to the 2011 World Tourism Day (WTD) competitions … September 23, 2011
The tropical islands of the Seychelles has just issued their 2011 Tourism Week program, which shows that these islands remain committed to the call made by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for serious tourism destinations accross the world to … September 7, 2011
Annually, September 27th, World Tourism Day, is a day demarcated by the United Nations as an opportunity to showcase the importance of global tourism. With dramatic changes sweeping across the globe, spotlighting travel and tourism elevates the importance … August 31, 2011
World Tourism Day is celebrated on September 27 each year as a day earmarked by the United Nations to celebrate tourism and its social, economic, and environmental benefits. This year’s theme is "linking cultures" – a theme which truly reflects Cape … August 16, 2011
The Egyptian city of Aswan will host the official 2011 World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations, which will include a High-Level Think Tank on this year’s theme, "Tourism – Linking Cultures" (September 27, 2011).
“It is most fitting that Egypt, … August 11, 2011
World Tourism Day 2011 will be celebrated under the theme Tourism – Linking Cultures, an opportunity to highlight tourism’s role in bringing the cultures of the world together and promoting global understanding through travel (September 27, 2011). … June 20, 2011
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) joined the international community on World Tourism Day, which was held this year under the theme "Tourism and Biodiversity" in an attempt to raise global awareness about the importance of tourism … September 29, 2010
The official 2010 World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations held in Guangzhou, China, have underscored the need for increased action by the global tourism sector - as one of the world’s leading economic activities - towards the preservation of biological … September 27, 2010
Seychelles organized a succesful Tourism Ball as part of World Tourism Day (WTD), and it was the opportunity for government Officials to mix with the island's tourism industry players.
World Tourism Day (WTD), which is marked annually on September … September 26, 2010
Defining the critical role of the tourism sector in protecting biodiversity and setting out clear recommendations on how to maximize this contribution is the aim of two new United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reports. These recommendations … September 24, 2010
The judges have made their choice for the 2010 World Tourism Day (WTD) Photo Competition on the theme "Tourism and Biodiversity." Of the more than 500 photos received, 5 photos were selected as those that best captured the close relationship between biodiversity … September 23, 2010
World Tourism Day (WTD), which is marked annually on September 27, is set to be an exciting moment for Seychelles and its Tourism Board this year, with two interesting events on program – a Tourism Ball and a Tourism Expo.
These two activities are … September 17, 2010
A panel of leading tourism and biodiversity experts will meet in China on World Tourism Day (WTD) to explore the synergies between tourism, biodiversity, and sustainable development in an event marking the official celebrations of WTD 2010 (September … September 13, 2010
MADRID, Spain - As the world comes together to celebrate 2010 as the International Year of Biodiversity, UNWTO is happy to announce that the World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations, hosted officially this year by China, will take place under the theme, "Tourism … May 21, 2010
In celebration of World Tourism Day, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), will be participating in the event initiated by the United Nations' World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on September 27 … September 27, 2009
On September 27, Brunei will join countries around the world in celebrating World Tourism Day under the theme: “Tourism – Celebrating Diversity.”
Brunei, a member country of the UNWTO since 2007, has decided for the first time this year to mark … September 27, 2009
World Tourism Day, celebrated annually on September 27, will be taking place this year in Accra, Ghana. As part of the official celebrations, UNWTO will collaborate with the host country to organize a Think Tank around the 2009 theme "Tourism: Celebrating … September 24, 2009
Skål International Asia joins in celebrating World Tourism Day on September 27, 2009. Celebrating diversity is this year’s World Tourism Day theme and coincides with Skål International president Hulya Aslantas’ presidential theme “Bridging the … September 22, 2009
UNWTO is excited to announce its third annual online photo competition to commemorate World Tourism Day 2009 under the theme, Tourism: Celebrating Diversity, hosted in Ghana, on September 27, 2009.
The global online photo competition is open to all … June 17, 2009
World Tourism Day will commemorate on September 27, 2009 its 30th anniversary in Ghana under the theme "Tourism - Celebrating Diversity."
Other than adding perspective to the role of globalization in balancing tourism influx and environmental and cultural … June 11, 2009
MADRID/LIMA, Peru – Tourism growth must be pursued with increasing emphasis on ethics and local community involvement, as well as reducing carbon emissions systematically. This is the main conclusion of this year’s World Tourism Day (WTD) Think Tank … October 3, 2008