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UNWTO Launches First and Largest Competition For Tourism Startups

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is conducting a global hunt for tourism startups that want to transform the industry. The organization, which is part of the United Nations, has announced that it’s partnering with Globalia, a leading tourism group in Spain and Latin America, to launch of the first UNWTO Tourism Startup …

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UNWTO Announces Competition on Global Tourism

With the initiative of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the competition will be held on global tourism, the competition comprises 164 countries. The aim of the competition is to transform the tourism sector, introduce innovations, demonstrate new business models, including circular economy and share economy. Giorgi Chogovadze, head …

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Zurab Pololikashvili Appointed Lionel Messi as UNWTO Ambassador

Considered by many the best football player of all times, Lionel Messi joins the World Tourism Organization to promote the value of responsible tourism. The UNWTO Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili, appointed Messi as UNWTO Ambassador for Responsible Tourism this Saturday at Camp Nou in Barcelona, after the match F.C. Barcelona – …

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Georgian Zurab Pololikashvili Elected as UNWTO Secretary General

Zurab Pololikashvili, Georgia’s candidate for the post of Secretary General of UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has been approved. The candidature of Zurab Pololikashvili was presented by his country, Georgia, in accordance with the UNWTO statutes. The UNWTO General Assembly unanimously supported the decision of the Executive Council of 12 …

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Zurab Pololikashvili Elected as the New Secretary-General of UNWTO

Georgian Candidate, Ambassador of Georgia to Spain Zurab Pololikashvili has been elected as the new Secretary General of World Tourism Organization UNWTO. UNWTO Ex Council recommended Zurab Pololikashvili from Georgia as a nominee SG for the four-year-period starting January 2018. #UNWTO Ex Council recommends Zurab Pololikashvili from Georgia as a nominee …

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Tbilisi hosted UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference

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The 3rd World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference was held in Tbilisi, Georgia on 4-7 April, under the patronage of the Ministries of Tourism and of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia. More than 300 participants from 32 countries gathered for the Opening the event, Prime Minister of …

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Georgia Reveals multi-step Plan for UNWTO’s Future

Georgia Reveals multi-step Plan for UNWTO’s Future

Georgia wants to become the new leader of the United Nations World Tourism Organization. The current UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai will resign in 2017 and so far two candidates came forward wanting to take over the top post he had held for 8 years. One candidate is from Georgia. He …

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Georgia to Have own Candidate to the Position of a Secretary General of UNWTO

Georgia to Have own Candidate to the Position of a Secretary General of UNWTO

H.E. Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia nominated H.E. Zurab Pololikashvili, Ambassador of Georgia to the Kingdom of Spain to the position of a Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Georgia will thus have its candidate nominated by H.E. Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia to …

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