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UNWTO international conference in Tunisia which is celebrating the Nobel Peace Prize award, reflects the capital of trust and consideration enjoyed by the country at the international scale, Ennaceur underlined.
By partnering with the European Bank for Development and Reconstruction we will be able to create opportunities to generate more and better employment opportunities while supporting the atransition of the sector to a more sustainable path said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai.
UNWTO condemned earlier the systematic destruction of the Syrian tourism and archeology in a statement issued on its website.
The UNWTO decided in late September 1979 to institute World Tourism Day, which was first celebrated on September 27, 1980.
QTA, in a step that coincided with the launch of its Qatar National Tourism Sector Strategy 2030, signed a co-operation agreement with UNWTO to implement the second phase of an agreement under which the two organisations work jointly to develop the Qatari tourism industry.
This announcement comes soon after an agreement was reached at ITB in Berlin between Routes (part of UBM live) and UNWTO to work together in advancing matters related to air connectivity and travel facilitation.
The two organizations will tackle matters concerning definitions, market size and trends, education/training, and standards and guideline development activities specifically concerning adventure travel, said Taleb Rifai of the UNWTO after signing the deal with ATTA president Shannon Stowell.
We are excited to be partnering with UNWTO, the leading international organization in the field of tourism.
International tourist arrivals grew by five percent in 2013, reaching a record 1,087 million arrivals, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.
At a time when many world leaders are looking for solutions to address a fragile economic situation and widespread unemployment, travel and tourism offers concrete measures," UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, said in the foreword to the report.
This year's UNWTO General Assembly focused on strategies to ensure sustainable growth in tourism.
Iran's Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization (CHTHO) has sent a delegation to the the event, and the delegation has had a meeting with UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai.