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1 June 2015 UNWTO.Themis at SITEV
18 May 2015 Le cours de l’OMT en République Démocratique du Congo en politique et stratégie pour le tourisme a débuté le 18 mai
15 May 2015 The UNWTO course in Qatar 1st edition 2015 finished on 14th May
29 April 2015 The UNWTO course in Zimbabwe on eMarketing finished on 27th March
15 April 2015 Exports from international tourism rise to US$ 1.5 trillion in 2014
International tourism receipts increased by US$ 48 billion in 2014 to reach a record US$ 1,245 billion. An additional US$ 221 billion was generated from international passenger transport, bringing total exports from international tourism up to US$ 1.5 trillion.
23 March 2015 Inaugurated the UNWTO course in Zimbabwe on eMarketing
17 March 2015 39 Tourism officials and professionals participated to the UNWTO course in Argentina on quality in the tourism destination
10 March 2015 Inaugurated the UNWTO course in Argentina on quality in the tourism destination
3 March 2015 Tourism development in Africa challenged by wildlife crime
Wildlife watching tourism is one of the most important tourism segments in Africa, according to new UNWTO research released on the occasion of World Wildlife Day. In view of tourism’s potential in advancing inclusive growth across the continent, poaching and illicit trade in wildlife pose a serious threat to the future of Africa’s socio-economic development, the publication warns. 
3 March 2015 The Travel and Technological Revolutions: UNWTO Secretary-General at ITB 2015
In his ITB 2015 opening address, UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai highlighted how new technologies are changing society and shaping the tourism sector, shifting power from governments and companies to citizens and consumers. Rifai recalled that with power comes responsibility and highlighted tourism´s capacity to overcome prejudice in an often divided world (ITB Berlin, Germany, 3 March 2015).