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20 November 2017 Inaugurated the UNWTO/UAE Tourism Leadership Programme in United Arab Emirates on “Digital Marketing in Tourism”
16 November 2017 The UNWTO/THEMIS Sub-regional Capacity Building Course on “Tourism Marketing: from Product to Experience” held in Accra, Ghana from 12 to 17 October 2017
The UNWTO/THEMIS Sub-regional Capacity Building Course on “Tourism Marketing: from Product to Experience” held in Accra, Ghana from 12 to 17 October 2017 concluded with a strong focus message to the participants on the importance of using the state of the art tourism marketing tools to enhance tourism experience for African destinations. More than 70 participants from Ghana, Gambia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Togo attended the 6-day intensive executive course organized jointly with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture of Ghana, UNWTO and UNWTO.Themis Foundation. In her closing remarks, her Excellency, Catherine Ablema Afeku, Minister Tourism, Arts and Culture of Ghana highlighted that “The selection of Ghana to host this workshop emphasizes the strong partnership between the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and the UNWTO. It is also to reinforce the Ministry’s policy objective of deepening the collaboration between the public and private sectors in building the capacity of personnel who work in the Tourism, Arts and Culture industry.” UNWTO represented by Ms. Lydia Bebe Kum, congratulated Ghana for hosting this key event and encouraged the participants to help their respective administrations to apply the tools and techniques learnt to make their destination memorable, valuable and unique. The participants also received acknowledgement for their dedication and hard work especially regarding their enthusiasm during the technical visit undertaken in Elimina Castle, Cape Coast Castle and Kakum Park in Ghana. The objective of the capacity-building course was to equip officials and professionals of Ghana and its neighboring countries with capacity, knowledge and skills on current trends in Tourism Marketing, and especially on Experiential Marketing. Digital marketing, market research, public-private partnership, regional integration, consumer-oriented services and branding, were some of the subjects that were shared with the participants. Pictures
15 November 2017 The UNWTO Workshop on “Current Trends in Tourism eMarketing” was closed in Kèdainiai
13 November 2017 The UNWTO Workshop on “Current Trends in Tourism eMarketing” was inaugurated in Kèdainiai.
25 October 2017 UNWTO.TedQual Certification 2017 - Chinese University of Hong Kong
24 October 2017 Los organismos de Naciones Unidas con representación en España celebran el Día de NNUU
La efeméride se conmemora el 24 de octubre de cada año desde 1948 El 24 de octubre es uno de los hitos más relevantes de la historia de Naciones Unidas pues marca la entrada en vigor en 1945 de la Carta Fundacional. El acto de celebración del Día de Naciones Unidas ha tenido lugar en el madrileño Parque del Retiro y ha sido co-organizado por la representación del sistema en España, el Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y Cooperación del Gobierno de España y el Ayuntamiento de Madrid. 
19 October 2017 UNWTO.Tedqual Certification 2017 - Shen Zhen Tourism College
19 October 2017 Supporting excellence along the Silk Road: Official start of the UNWTO Silk Road Training and Capacity Building Programme
13 October 2017 The UNWTO Course in Paraguay on “Tourist Routes for Community Development” was closed
12 October 2017 The UNWTO Sub-regional Capacity Building Course on “Tourism Marketing: from Product to Experience” was inaugurated in Accra