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43rd edition of the United Nations Inter- Agency Games: Reviving the Olympic values and strengthening team building and spirit

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 05.24.2016 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

The history of the UN Inter-Agency Games traces back to 1968, when the "Commission des Sports de l'Association du Personnel de l'UNESCO" organized an omnisports meeting in Paris against a team from UN Geneva.

When Culture and Tourism Join Forces Against Extremism

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 08.26.2015 | World
Gaia Paradiso

The strategy behind ISIS's is the narrative of a "war on history." Relics, ruins and history are components of ISIS's strategy of imposing a "Year Zero" on the territory they have defined as a "caliphate."

Sustainable Tourism: An Opportunity for Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Dr. Dave Randle | Posted 08.24.2015 | Green
Dr. Dave Randle

It has been said every crisis is a danger and opportunity. Sustainable Tourism is an incredible opportunity for nations to organize around for successful implementation of the SDG's.

Sustainable Tourism Consultation Seeks to Provide Input To the United Nations

Dr. Dave Randle | Posted 01.04.2015 | Green
Dr. Dave Randle

The University of South Florida Patel College of Global Sustainability hosted a Sustainable Tourism Consultation on U.N. Day, October 24, 2014. The C...

These Are The World's Least Visited Countries

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel

If you're constantly searching for an undiscovered, crowd-free getaway, you're in luck -- some of the least-visited countries on earth are calling you...

Happy World Tourism Day!

Posted 09.27.2013 | Travel

Happy Friday, and happy World Tourism Day! What is the latter, you ask? In an effort to raise awareness about tourism and its effects around th...

The 'Disney' Of Africa...Here?

Posted 08.29.2013 | Travel

Earlier this week, Zimbabwe’s tourism and hospitality minister, Walter Mzembi, announced plans for a new theme park near Victoria Falls. Described a...

International Tourism Looks Up

Posted 01.31.2013 | Travel

Global tourism is set to rise more than three percent in 2013, continuing gains made in 2012 that saw 1 billion people make an overnight trip for busi...

One BILLION Tourists

Posted 09.14.2012 | Travel

International tourism is on track to hit one billion tourists by the end of 2012, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization. Acco...

A Billion Tourists Are Changing The World

Taleb Rifai | Posted 04.02.2012 | Travel
Taleb Rifai

Wherever the one billionth tourist arrives, he or she will be part of one of the fastest growing sectors of the world economy. Amid the doom and gloom of recent years, this is surely reason to celebrate.

World's Biggest Spenders On Tourism (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here's yet another marker of China's growing prosperity: Chinese tourists now spend more on international tourism than do the French, according to a U...