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05.09.00 – TOURISM AND RELATED SERVICES

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC / TOURISM

The Dominican Republic  is home to a vibrant and distinct culture and heritage as well as to a rich ecosystem, biodiversity and dazzling landscapes. Nevertheless, this small island state faces many challenges, including climate change, degradation of natural resources, loss of marine biodiversity and a rapid uncontrolled growth of the tourist sector which exerts pressure [...]

1 Sep 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / AFRICA'S PULSE

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa continues to rise from 4.7 percent in 2013 to a forecasted 5.2 percent in 2014. This performance is boosted by rising investment in natural resources and infrastructure, and strong household spending, according to the World Bank's new Africa's Pulse, a twice-yearly analysis of the Africa's economic prospects. WORLD BANK

7 Apr 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / MOGADISHU AIRPORT

With relative calm restored after years of conflict, close to 15 flights a day now lift off or land at Mogadishu airport. But it is still not recognized by the International Civil Aviation Organization due to safety and security issues. AU-UN IST

5 Dec 2012 | Read More »

UNESCO / NEW WORLD HERITAGE SITES

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee, meeting in Brasilia, inscribes several new natural and cultural sites to its World Heritage List. UNESCO

2 Aug 2010 | Read More »

EGYPT / TOURISM

Egypt’s economy depends on the millions of tourists who flock to the country each year. A new air terminal in Cairo aims to increase and better accommodate tourists. WORLD BANK

28 Dec 2009 | Read More »

UNWTO / AFRICA TOURISM

As the only region currently showing growth in tourism across the globe, African leaders are now looking to get beyond the stereotypical view that the continent is just about safaris. UNWTO

8 Oct 2009 | Read More »

UNWTO / SOUTH AFRICA TOURISM BOOST

Tourism across southern African is set to be one of the major winners of the 2010 FIFA World Cup next year, as the region’s ministers put in plans to capitalize on an event that could draw up to 450,000 overseas visitors. UNWTO

7 Oct 2009 | Read More »

UN / GLOBAL TRAVEL

Tourism leaders from 142 countries met to endorse a roadmap for recovery in a bid to boost global travel. This comes as the industry faces one of the worst slumps in modern history. UNWTO

6 Oct 2009 | Read More »

UN / GLOBAL TOURISM UPDATE

As the world faces one of the worst years in history for international tourism, ministers and representatives from 142 countries met in Astana to encourage people to travel again. Confidence in the sector is now being slightly bolstered by less negative figures. UNWTO

5 Oct 2009 | Read More »

UNWTO / RIO OLYMPICS

After Rio de Janeiro won the bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games, the country and South America is now looking to the benefits that tourism will bring from hosting the event. UNWTO

5 Oct 2009 | Read More »

 

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